The SGrid control is an all-VB grid which can emulate the Outlook messages list, including grouping of messages and message preview. The highly optimised display code makes this grid draw faster than FlexGrid and other VB grids even while it allows more sophisticated displays to be set up. It is also a good replacement for a ListView in report mode.
This code sample provides a DLL you can use right away to radically modify the non-client area of a form, similar to the sort of customisation provided by NeoPlanet and WindowBlinds. And, since the full source code is available, you get the chance to build your customised client area derivatives. Sounds like fun? It is!
The vbAccelerator Explorer Bar control is a new control entirely
written in VB which provides a user interface like the one in
Windows Explorer under XP. You can use it to create handy lists
of shortcuts and informational panels, or you can incorporate
controls into the panels to provide flexible and configurable
complex user interface panels. The code allows you to use the
inbuilt XP styles when available or to draw using an emulation