Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Unfortunate Effect of WM_SETREDRAW

… or why simply replacing LockWindowUpdate by WM_SETREDRAW is not that straightforward. As you know, when you want to avoid flickering or multiple partial redraws of your Forms, during a flurry of updates for instance, even though it is very … Continue reading

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When The Debugger Leaks…

… you may end up chasing memory leaks that don’t exist. I was at work investigating some bizarre behavior of our application when dealing with a big customer file and I had ReportMemoryLeaksOnShutdown turned on as it was very likely … Continue reading

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