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Example of Graphics in WPF

The main objective of this article is to make you understand how to work on Graphics in WPF. This is a very simple example on how to work on the appearance of an application. We have two views in WPF. Xaml view and code view. We will deal with Xaml view only because this article is dealing with appearance.

Example of multithreading in VB.NET

In this article, I am providing an example of Multithreading in VB.NET.Multithreading is basically doing multiple tasks at a time. But, in fact it is not done at a time in the processor. We get a feeling that it is done at the same time.

Excel to PDF in landscape orientation

In this article, I would like to tell you how to convert an excel file to pdf. I also wanted to tell you something if the worksheet is big due to more number of rows or columns. Go to File -> Print. In that, select the printer as 'Nitro PDF Creator' or 'Adobe PDF' or any other PDF Creator from the drop down list.

How to reduce the size of an image in VB.NET

In this article, I will tell how to reduce the size of an image by opening the image by clicking the button and the resized image is saved and the old one is replaced. This is helpful if you want to store images into the database so that less space is consumed.

Sending email from an application using VB.NET

Here is a small piece of code which can be used to send an email from an application using VB.NET. You can create a new form and add 4 labels to it and 4 text boxes to it. The labels can be named as From, To, Subject and Message respectively. Corresponding text boxes are also added and kept in position. The last text box can be made multiline. (In the Properties.)

ValidatingEditor in Xtragrid in VB.NET

In this article, I will explain how to perform a ValidatingEditor in an xtragrid in VB.NET If we are having a datagrid and we are trying to edit the cells. Sometimes it occur that "Input string was not in a correct format" error with a cross symbol in the cell.

How to drag and drop multiple rows from xtragrid to xtratreelist in VB.NET?

In this article, I will show the drag and drop of multiple rows from Xtragrid to DevExpress Treelist in VB.NET. There is only a small difference between drag and drop of single and multiple rows. The multiselectmode should be made true. Mousedown, MouseMove, DragEnter, DragDrop events are mentioned here.

What is the need of Option Strict On in VB.NET ?

The advantage of using OPTION STRICT ON is that it makes the code strongly typed. So it allows implicit data conversions for widening conversions only. Thus it results in no data loss. Also, conversion between numeric types and strings are also avoided

How to get the Filtered data from the DevExpress Datagrid ?

Here I would like to share with you a code snippet to get only the filtered data from the DevExpress Datagrid. We know that there is an option in GridControl to set the AutoFilterRow as True so that we can filter out the contents easily. But when we are exporting the data, the whole contents will be exported, not just the filtered content. To avoid this, write the following code.

How to show the progress in DevExpress Progress bar ?

In this, I will show you how to show the progress in a DevExpress Progress bar. I am having a DevExpress RibbonForm. In the status bar of it, I have placed a progress bar (BarEditItemProgressBar).We could use this progress bar while reading data from database or so. The following code may be used for showing the progress. Because in DevExpress, there is no property like increment as in normal Progress Bar.

How to convert xml file to Excel file (.xlsx)

Export data in datagrid to Excel / Convert from xml to xlsx [VB.NET]: In my earlier article, I had given the code for getting data from DevExpress Datagrid to Xml file. Now let us see how to convert the Xml file to Excel file. When the xml file is obtained, pass the xml file and the xlsx file to be created to the function XmlToExcel. If the filename already exists, it will delete the previous one. It will not give any display alerts of Excel as we have set it as false.

How to get data from DevExpress datagrid to xml file

Export data in datagrid to Xml/Excel : In this article, I will show how to get the data in a DevExpress datagrid to xml file. First of all, we need to read the data from the database and save it in a dataset, ds. Then we have to show the data in the datagrid. When we click the Export Button, the data in the datagrid is copied to an Xml file.My next article will tell you how to convert xml file to Excel file (.xlsx) file.

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