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Programmatically adding a child activity from the activity designer

A child activity can be added to a composite activity using the composite activity’s designer object using the following method   CompositeActivityDesigner.InsertActivities   This is useful when you have to add a specific child or a bunch of children based … Continue reading

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How to determine if a given composite activity is a custom activity

When walking the workflow’s activity tree, you’ll encounter all the child activities of composite activities including, the children that were dropped into activity.xoml or activity.cs of  the composite activity. If you ever need to find just  the activities dropped into … Continue reading

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Yod’m 3D

A very nice virtual desktop manager for Windows.

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Rehosted Workflow designer and State machine designer layout

If you wondered why all your states were stacked on each other when rehosting the workflow designer, here is what you need to do. The workflow designer saves the layout information in a .layout file corresponding to the workflow file. … Continue reading

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Winforms and non-STA Threads

Recently I came across a request for a workaround the STAThread problem from a customer. He wanted to show a Save file dialog from within a CallExternalMethod activity. Since this thread is owned by the workflow instance there is no … Continue reading

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Zune Zune

I won a Zune a few days back in raffle that was a part of the Microsoft’s CSD Giving Campaign. The Zune will be released on Nov 14th 2006. Eagerly waiting for my Zune 🙂  

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