Application #37. Use Menus

This sample application demonstrates how to use the MainMenu control, one of the most commonly used controls in Windows Forms. Various events are demonstrated, including the Popup, Select, and Click events. The sample applications also demonstrates how to use the MdiList, RadioCheck, and Checked properties. What’s more, as you can see in Figure 4-13, the sample application uses the MDI paradigm for its interface. This provides an excellent opportunity to introduce how to create MDI applications in Visual Basic .NET. A few things have changed since Visual Basic 6.0, so this will explain some of the differences.

Figure 4-13. The Menus application in action.

The sample application is a simple text editor that consists ...

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