Quite often we need a VB control that has requirements that don't quite exist within the current control set, such as all data-entry controls be on a single page with scroll bars. Read on to learn more...
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Round those corners and make your user interfaces a little jazzier with a rounded rectangle Panel control; a fun chunk of code to incorporate into your application.
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 about some simple timer functions that produce some very complex effects.
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