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Customize the Windows Taskbar and Display Task Dialogs

Easily customize the Windows taskbar features and improve your WinForms application's usability with ComponentOne Windows Control Pack for WinForms.

  • Manage taskbar jump lists for quick file access and user settings
  • Display buttons, thumbnails and progress indicators in the taskbar button
  • Quickly create professional-looking dialog boxes and alerts
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Why Choose ComponentOne Windows Control Pack?

Provide Better Windows Integration

The ComponentOne Windows Control Pack includes two useful components that make it easy to customize the taskbar and task dialogs for your Windows Forms application.

Display Quick Links in the Taskbar

With our taskbar button you can easily modify the taskbar menu, or jump list, associated with your application to display quick links such as the user's recent files or status.

Create Official Windows Dialogs

You can easily create official-looking Windows dialog boxes with custom buttons, links, images, details, and progress indicators.

.NET Taskbar Key Features

Manage Jump Lists

Jump lists display when you right-click your application's button on the Windows taskbar. They allow quick access to recently used files or frequently used commands within your application. The C1TaskbarButton control enables you to manage your form's jump list, which can include lists of items or tasks.

Add Quick Access Taskbar Buttons

Create quick-access navigation buttons for your users without requiring the application to be maximized. You can add and manage thumbnail buttons in the taskbar button flyout with C1TaskbarButton. You can also customize the application thumbnail image.

Show Progress Indicators in the Taskbar

With our C1TaskbarButton control, you can easily display progress indicators within your application's taskbar button. Manage the progress value and choose a predefined state: Normal (Green), Error (Red), Paused (Yellow), or Indeterminate (Marquee).

Display an Overlay Icon

Show dynamic status updates or alerts to the end-user by displaying an icon in the taskbar button. The C1TaskbarButton control makes it easy to show status updates to the user even when the application is minimized.

Supports Windows 7 and Higher

Windows Control Pack for WinForms can be run on Windows 7 OS or higher to see the features of TaskbarButton and TaskDialog. Clients who do not meet the requirement will simply not see the feature, with no crash or exception. Windows Control Pack for WinForms honors current OS and client settings. So the same code will show appropriate results on different machines.

.NET TaskDialog Key Features

Create Official-Looking Windows Dialogs

Display task dialog boxes that look professional and match the Windows OS without much effort. The C1TaskDialog component works like the common Windows dialogs and the OpenFileDialog. It provides an easy template for you to request elevated permission, display errors, display links to helpful resources, show progress indicators, and more.