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Summer, 2011 Edition

Thank you for reading the SYWARE, Inc. monthly newsletter, which provides updates on our mobility products, offers tips, and highlights industry-related articles and resources.

  • Technical Tip: Windows Mobile Emulator...Revisited
  • Technical Tip: Positioning to a Region When Opening a Form
  • Technical Tip: Translating the Record Not Found Message

Technical Tip from "Dr. DeeBee": Windows Mobile Emulator...Revisited

Microsoft has made a Device Emulator available as a standalone download. This Device Emulator is the same ARM based Device Emulator that ships as part of Visual Studio 2005. The standalone emulator can be used by people who don't have a device but still want to test SYWARE's Windows Mobile applications. More information is available here.

Technical Tip from "Dr. DeeBee": Positioning to a Region When Opening a Form

When Visual CE opens a form, by default the upper left corner (position 0, 0) of the form is displayed. When launching a form from another form, here's how to be positioned someplace else.

Technical Tip from "Dr. DeeBee": Translating the Record Not Found Message

Visual CE is primarily an English product. We don't do anything to preclude other languages...but we don't do anything to specifically accomodate them either. Menus can be translated using a custom menu. Buttons and Message Boxes translated when you create them. However you might also want to translate the "Record not found" message.

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