Exercise 4: Design Form of AutoCount Accounting 1.8

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Objectives: Design Form of AutoCount Accounting 1.8
Implement AutoCount Accounting 1.8 Visual Style requires DevExpress WinForms Components version 13.1.10.
This project is a new Plug-In project, projects in previous tutorials are not required.
But you must already learn previous tutorials to proceed with this tutorial. 

1. Create a new project or open project of Tutorial.PRG201.

  • Name this project as "Tutorial.PRG201"
  • Add References of AutoCount Accounting
BCE.AutoCount.dll
BCE.AutoCount.CommandAccounting.dll
BCE.AutoCount.MainEntry.dll
BCE.Utils.dll
BCE.Utils.UI.dll
BCE.AutoCount.Invoicing.dll
BCE.AutoCount.Invoicing.Sales.dll
DevExpress.Data.v13.1.dll
DevExpress.Design.v13.1.dll
DevExpress.Utils.v13.1.dll
DevExpress.Utils.v13.1.UI.dll
DevExpress.XtraEditors.v13.1.dll
DevExpress.XtraGrid.v13.1.dll

2. Right click project and create new Windows Form (Visual C# Items).

Name the new Form as ' FormShowSalesInvoice '

3. Add MenuItemAttribute on top of this class.

[BCE.AutoCount.PlugIn.MenuItem("Show Sales Invoice", 30)]

4. Change inheritance of FormShowSalesInvoice : Form -> FormShowSalesInvoice : DevExpress.XtraEditors.XtraForm

5. Add attribute [BCE.Application.SingleInstanceThreadForm] to enable Main Menu attached to your Form.


6. Add AutoCount Panel Header

[BCE.AutoCount.PlugIn.MenuItem("Show Sales Invoice", 30)]
[BCE.Application.SingleInstanceThreadForm]
public partial class FormShowSalesInvoice : DevExpress.XtraEditors.XtraForm
{
    private BCE.Data.DBSetting mydbset;

    public FormShowSalesInvoice(BCE.Data.DBSetting dbSetting)
    {
        InitializeComponent();
        mydbset = dbSetting;

        new BCE.AutoCount.Controls.PanelHeader(this, "Show Sales Invoice", "");
    }
}

7. Build this project (Build dll)

8. Build the dll as AutoCount Plug-In Package (.app)

9. Load this Plug-In into AutoCount Accounting

10. Open "Show Sales Invoice" Form

  • Use different Form Theme to see the changes of your form color and style.


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