Some things that seem hard are actually quite easy, and some things that seem easy take a little work, like that little [X] on a Windows Form, the ControlBox. Learn how to know just when that little bugger is pressed.
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The MenuStrip and ToolStripMenuItem are a little harder to use than the Menu from earlier versions of VB. Walk through exercises using the MenuStrip, ToolStrip, and the Command behavior pattern to encapsulate a Recents menu for your applications that operate on files.
Gain the ability to contain controls and add a little preview for your control in design time.
Learn how to create your own GroupBox, with added features such as Alignment for the Title, and a scrollbar for child controls.
Learn how to export information from a DataGridView to a Microsoft Excel file.
Learn about some simple timer functions that produce some very complex effects.
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