Virtualization and CAD

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Virtualization and CAD software (AutoCAD and similar) at the end of year 2012.
Recently tested XenApp, XenDesktop and Server 2012 with Hyper-V + Nvidia Quadro 4000 and Windows 8 virtual machines.
The result
XenApp is OK with AutoCAD. However AutoCAD LT is not compatible with XenApp - limited to 2 Acad instances only.

DataGridView add row - C#

Considering DataGridView with 3 text columns defined.
string[] row = new string[] { "column1_content", "column2_content", "column3_content" };

2012/10/19 09:18

DataGridView copy to clipboard

To copy the content of DataGridView cells to clipboard using MouseClick function                                                       
private void DataGridView1_MouseClick(object sender, MouseEventArgs e)
   DataGridView1.ClipboardCopyMode = DataGridViewClipboardCopyMode.EnableWithoutHeaderText;

2012/10/19 09:15

Windows application (process) start from C# code

Run notepad application example
using System.Diagnostics; // REQUIRED
private string programStartupDir = "";
private string logFile = "";
private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
   programStartupDir = Directory.GetCurrentDirectory();
   programStartupDir += "\\";
   logFile = programStartupDir + "Application_Log.txt";
private void menuItemShowLogFile_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
   Process showFile = new Process();
   showFile.StartInfo.FileName = "notepad.exe";
   showFile.StartInfo.Arguments = logFile;

2012/10/19 09:06

Cannot uninstall Windows program ?

Microsoft Support provides utilitu that helps uninstalling software that can't be removed using Add/Remove Programs
Fix problems with programs that can't be installed or uninstalled

It helped me to uninstall Citrix receiver from my laptop.

2012/10/19 08:23

Milko Minchev – Professional resume

MBM Project = Milko Belchev Minchev Project , is registered on 23.04.2003

Dear Reader, 

My name is Milko Minchev and I am the owner and developer of this web site. 

I am passionate about Information Technology Infrastructure architecture and support, Software development C# and .NET Framework.

My complete professional resume available here Milko_Minchev_CV.PDF 

2011/10/28 19:15

Smart Marine 3D beginners SQL quick start

Some simple SQL queries that can help new users start faster.

Applicable to: SmartPlant 3D , SmartMarine 3D and Smart 3D design systems.

Create equipment list including equimpment description. The information is stored in two different tables in projects' (plants' ) database - XXXX_MDB. The table view JNamedItem contain all items names and their IDs - oid. The equipment data is read from JEquipment. Table view JEquipment has information for the equipment ID but not for its name.

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2011/10/16 21:35

List registered SQL servers using C#

Applicable to: Smart Marine 3D, Smart Plant 3D using SQL 2005 client

Smart Plant/Marine 3D software require the SQL servers where projects/plants database is located to be registered on each client workstation. In the software version up to 9.1 HotFix: ANY it is required to have also SQL 2005 client installed on the workstation.

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2011/10/16 21:35

MBM Project - Tribon utilities download


When you download, copy, run or use by any other way, any of the applications listed above, you automatically agree to the following terms and conditions
Check also what to expect when the time limited license expire.

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2011/10/16 21:25