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How do I design my own interface to use in Visual Studio? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Im designing a media player in C# for my project and was wondering if anyone knew any good tools to design my own interface and buttons. I have a very definite idea of what I want my interface to look like and the next step is to design it. Help much appreciated,

    Thanks.

    Wednesday, January 18, 2006 6:28 PM

Answers

  • Hello,

    Depending on the type of designer you are looking for, there are a few options:

    1) Visual Studio supports a Windows Forms designer (for building Windows Forms-based interfaces)

    2) Microsoft Expression (http://www.microsoft.com/products/expression/en/default.aspx):
        While it has not been officially released yet (only in demo/beta form, currently). MS Expression offers a far richer designer experience for Windows Presentation Framework (codenamed Avalon). WPF will ship with WinFX version 1.0, and is the next generation client interface framework.

    Hope that helps,
    Stephen [Microsoft Common Language Runtime - Security: Developer]
    http://blogs.msdn.com/stfisher

    Saturday, January 21, 2006 9:29 PM
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