Vista Aero’s Menus Hiding with MFC 9.0

You probably noticed that IE7 or Windows Media Player 11 don’t have the menu shown by default; it only shows up when you press the ALT key. This is one particularity of the look and feel of Windows Vista Aero.¬†You can find guidelines about designing menus here: menu guidelines menu design concepts As revealed by…

Syslink Control in MFC 9.0

Visual Studio 2008 (formely code-named ‘Orcas’) has several important updates for VC++ and MFC. Among them the possibility to create syslink¬†controls, command or split buttons and network address controls. In this post I will show how you can work with the syslink control. The control provides a way to embed hypertext links in a window….