Is there a guideline for designing Windows Applications, whereas they specify font size and spacing, best screen resolution?

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Yes, of course MS has its own user interaction guidelines and they are available online: Windows User Experience Interaction Guidelines


It's worth looking out for an older version of the Windows guidelines - which had more actionable detail:

Here's a link to them in book form:

The Windows Interface Guidelines for Software Design

Scroll down for the Contents list...

Microsoft used to have these on their website - but I can't find them now.

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