CAB – Support for Custom Commands

יום שישי, ינואר 5, 2007

In my last post I've talked about how to expose an OutlookBar as UIExtensionSite, during this post I would like to cover what are the needed actions needed to be added in order to support also the ability of using the command invokers with our OutlookBar. The idea is the same... in order for the CAB infrastructure to recognize our OutlookBar we need to introduce to the infrastructure an EventCommandAdapter. The EventCommandAdapter is used to link an event name like "Click" event to the Button or any other UI Item that you are adapting to. public class OutlookBarButtonCommandAdapter : EventCommandAdapter<OutlookBarButton>{        public OutlookBarButtonCommandAdapter() :...
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CAB – Support for Custom UIExtensionSites

Almost every client I've been working with on CAB projects wanted the look and feel of Microsoft Outlook where you have a navigation pane on the side of the shell host and a content which is changing on the right pane. So lets see how we can get this cool look and feel in out CAB application... Searching over the web you might find an Outlook Bar that you might want to use in your CAB application, In my search I found on CodeProject - Herre Kuijpers Outlook Bar and i'll be using it to demonstrate what are the steps...
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Composite UI Application Block Series

יום חמישי, ינואר 4, 2007

Last week I've delivered 3 days course about the Microsoft Composite UI Application block during the Microsoft's MVPs week which we organized in Israel. During this course I've covered several undocumented areas regarding the usage and building of CAB enabled applications. In the following weeks till I will post various insights that I've covered while working with clients on Composite UI based applications.
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