Creating Single Instance WPF Applications that open multiple Files

Posted by: Rick Strahls WebLog, on 13 May 2016 | View original | Bookmarked: 0 time(s)

If you're building document centric applications, Singleton style EXE applications are pretty common. Rather than creating new windows for each opened file, a more common scenario is to open new tabs in a single instance. In this post I'll describe how to create a WPF application that allows only a single instance to run and passes command line arguments passed in secondary instances to the primary instance and I'll describe some pitfalls that you might have to watch out for. ...

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