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Install VisualStudio 2013 and 2015 side by side

Can Visual Studio 2013 and 2015 be installed on the same machine side by side?
Can both happily coexist without collision?

The answer is YES!


Feel free to install them and no worry at all! Enjoy the new features of Visual Studio 2015!

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Posted by on November 17, 2014 in Programming


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Rhino C# Development (V) : Create and dock Rhino Panels side-by-side

In my previous blog Rhino C# Development (III) : Add Winform UI to Rhino, I demonstrated how to create a dock bar with Winform User controls in Rhino3D.

In this blog I am to demonstrate how to use a similar approach to create Rhino panels, and then dock the panels side-by-side. Rhino panels, are tabbed containers where collection of controls can be hosted, as shown below.


To create such a panel, in Visual Studio, add a user control in the plugin project. If you don’t know how to create such a plugin project, refer to my previous blogs for details.

In this example, a UserControl called GeometryPanel is inserted into the project, and a few simple winform controls are added for illustrative purposes. Add a Guid attribute to the UserControl, as shown below.

public class MyPanelCommand : Command
    public MyPanelCommand()
        Instance = this;

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Posted by on June 12, 2014 in CAD, Dotnet/C#, General


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