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Absolute Beginner's Guide to Programming, Third Edition by Greg Perry

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The Visual Basic Screen

Figure 5.4 illustrates several of Visual Basic's screen elements. As you can see from the menu bar and toolbar, Visual Basic looks somewhat like other Windows programs. Many of Visual Basic's menu bar commands work just as they do in other applications such as Microsoft Word. For example, you can select File, Open and Edit, Paste.

Figure 5.4. Mastering Visual Basic's environment enables you to be comfortable with its windows and elements.

The Menu Bar and the Toolbar

The menu bar and the toolbar set in Visual Basic work as they do in other Windows programs. You can click or press a menu bar option's hotkey (for example, ...

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