Cory Posted June 27, 2014 Report Share Posted June 27, 2014 I've read many posts here in the forum that indicate that I'm not the only one who wishes we had the ability in MEP to create and use proper WinForms in MEP. I was thinking about it just now and I realized a very cool solution. I could write a executable program in .NET that is a blank WinForm. And when it starts it would be passed a bunch of parameters as string. And this string could be 'built' in MEP so there would be no need for external files besides the executable. I imagine the first line would be the form parameters itself. So when it initially loads it would take things like title, width, and height and modify the form itself. Then each subsequent line would represent a different control. As it processes this it would build the form by adding all of these controls with the provided parameters. EG a TextBox at a position and of a certain dimension. And I could keep it simple so we could have the standard set of controls like Label, TextBox, ComboBox, Dropdown box, DatePicker, et al. Then when the button, who we could modify it's display text, would plow through each control and save the relevant values back to text that then could be processed by MEP. It sounds like a fun project but I'm super busy and behind at the moment and I don't see how this would make me any money. So I thought I'd poll the forum to see if there was any interest in something like this. Because if it were just for me I can't justify the time. But if there was enough demand maybe I'd be encouraged to at least make a small demo with only multiple TextBox. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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