Tag Archives: c#

Dynamic CSS files in ASP.net Master Page using C#

I have a reporting portal that serves up SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services) reports to users. The users are from different organisations, indicated by a user group. I needed to have the front end personalised for each different organisation. The … Continue reading

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Add child items to ToolStripMenuItem using C# – C Sharp

I wanted to be able to populate menu items from a database, i.e. I had a Print Document top level menu item and I wanted to be able to populate the children from the database dynamically with each available document. … Continue reading

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Shuffle an Array in C#

As part of a basic guessing game I wanted to be able to shuffle an array of n chars into a random order. The method I decided to use was the following. Create a loop to iterate n times (where … Continue reading

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Loading Data into a DataReader and Looping Through Records OLEDB / C#

Just a quick example of loading data into a data reader using C#. My data source is MS SQL Server in this case, although you would just need the correct OLEDB connection string to use any other data source. Couple … Continue reading

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Image Slideshow on Windows Form C# with Timer Control

Quick example of how to display an image control that loops through a folder of images. Firstly drop a timer control onto your form (name: tmrNextImage), set the Interval to 1000 milliseconds (1 second) and set enabled to true. Next … Continue reading

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Find all Subdirectories from a given path using C# – With Error Handler

In my earlier post () I showed how you can iterate through folders and add the folder names to a list (lstDirs). The problem with this code was that if you encountered a folder you didn’t have access to it … Continue reading

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Null Dates in SQL Stored Procedure called from C# – Conversion Error DateTime2 DateTime

One issue with calling stored procedures from C# is with null date parameters. If you try to pass an unassigned DateTime type to the parameter you will receive an error regarding conversion of DateTime2 to DateTime data type. One way … Continue reading

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Assign Event to Multiple Controls, Windows forms and C#

Lets say that you want the same event to be triggered by multiple controls. You don’t want to have to rewrite the code for all the controls. Here we’re going to use four buttons with one shared event that shows … Continue reading

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Find all Subdirectories from a given path using C#

To load the subdirectories for a given file path. We simply need to use the GetDirectories method of DirectoryInfo (this example loads the results into a listbox lstDirs) E.g. N.B. sPath needs to be a full path including drive letter … Continue reading

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Renaming Files using C#

This is an example of how to use C# to rename files. This example takes a passed path e.g. C:\Temp\ and a ‘new name’ and renames all files in the directory with the ‘new name’ plus an underscore and an … Continue reading

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