Monthly Archives: April 2005

Namespace Shell Extensions

Seeking examples about programming of shell extension in .NET I found this framework. It simplifies a lot the programming of a shell extension and is also relatively simple of modifying to add some new functionality (I included it the capacity to show contextual menus without select an object).

cpSphere Email component

I had been using this excellent component (developed by Kamran M. Qamar) to download messages from POP3 server. It works well but It has a small bug in the method SaveAs of the Attachment class: The files are saved empty. This is the improvement:

public void SaveAs(string path, string fileName)
{
string FullName = path + “\\” + fileName;
FileStream file = new FileStream(FullName, FileMode.Create, FileAccess.ReadWrite);
byte[] buffer = ((MemoryStream)_part.BodyStream).ToArray( );
file.Write( buffer, 0, buffer.Length);
file.Close();
}

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