[Mono-list] Clarification - Features not exposed by System.Windows.Forms

Jonathan Pryor jonpryor@vt.edu
Sat, 02 Apr 2005 11:12:24 -0500

On Fri, 2005-04-01 at 09:32 -0800, Bill Medland wrote:
> On the www.mono-project.com/Gui_Tookits page (and on Miguel's orginal page) I 
> note the quotes that SWF "is not complete enough for many tasks" and there is 
> mention of "features which are not exposed by Windows.Forms".
> This agrees with what I have read in the past about the Win32 API and SWF, and 
> my own gut feel based on the small amount of Win32 UI stuff I have done, 
> compared to the stuff I used to do with Motif and the small amount of playing 
> about I have done with Java, Tcl/Tk, Gtk etc.
> Does anyone have a URL for any site or wiki article or ... that more 
> thoroughly addresses these unexposed features?

Just search Google for "System.Windows.Forms" and "DllImport" -- in
short, any instances of DllImport code in a SWF app.

Some examples that come up are:

- Using a transparent image to drag from one control to another:

- Copy & Paste Images from MS Office into a Picture Box:

- A SWF 3D Gameloop:

 - Jon