Watermark TextBox

Searching on the Internet about creating a watermark TextBox, there are many ways to achieve but finally I do it on my own.

<Grid Width="182" Margin="2">
    <Rectangle Fill="White"/>
    <TextBlock Margin="4,3" Text="Search..." FontFamily="Segoe UI"
    Foreground="#FFC0C0C0" FontSize="20" FontStyle="Italic"
    Visibility="{Binding ElementName=txtSearchBox, Path=Text.IsEmpty,
    Converter={StaticResource booleanToVisibilityConverter}}"/>
    <TextBox x:Name="txtSearchBox" BorderThickness="0" Margin="0,3"
    FontSize="20" FontFamily="Segoe UI Light" Background="Transparent"  />

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Exchange Online Management Console

For Exchange Online administrators, managing the hosted Exchange (by Microsoft) may be both easy and difficult. Easy because of the Online Administration Panel provided by Microsoft located at https://portal.microsoftonline.com/. Difficult since some advanced setup is not entertained in the portal.

It will not be the case for some large enterprises since they usually deploy as hybrid mode, existence of both cloud and on-premises Exchange Server. Therefore, the Exchange Management Console can be used to manage both cloud and on-premises server.

Up to this, I have the initiative to create the Online Management Console for those who have only used the Cloud Service and are headache about using PowerShell.

Here is the screenshots, give me some advice if you have any about the tool.



Disable POP3/IMAP in Exchange Online Office 365

I think most of the customer migrating from on-premise to cloud will have a question. How can I limit the POP3/IMAP access of the employees.

To do this in on-premise is as easy as stopping the IMAP4 service or stop the IMAP4 in Exchange Server Management Application.

However, they may wonder, I do not have the tool in Office 365. How can I be able to achieve.

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Organizational settings in Lync

Hi everyone,

When I was finding out where to do the organizational settings so that it will be appeared in Lync contact. I tried to go to Office 365 Lync settings, Lync Management but with no luck. Then I noticed Lync is connecting to Exchange, why not go for a check. Finally the solution is really there.
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WP7 Application WishList

It has been a year since Windows Phone 7 first released.

I do look forward for the rise of Windows Phone, not because of  I am a big fan of Microsoft Product but Windows Phone is really a phone that we need.

It is actually moving to the other topic: why iPhone is so popular?

There is only one reason for iPhone to be popular, that is the huge AppStore.

With the success of iPhone, developers or even non-developers(investors) want to grab a piece from Apple, no matter to earn from Advertisement or pricing the apps.

We all know that in order to make people use WP7, there must exist a trigger to initiate people to grab one windows phone with them.

It seems that the existing applications in MarketPlace cant fulfill peoples’ needs.

Feel free to leave a comment on what you want most for the application in Windows Phone 7 🙂