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Application Development Using Visual Basic® and .NET by Dana L. Wyatt, Peter Thorsteinson, Robert J. Oberg

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Controls

To be able to develop sophisticated Windows applications, you must become familiar with the capabilities of a variety of controls and support classes available in .NET. We begin by examining some of the properties that are common to all controls. We will continue this discussion in Chapters 8 and 12. But your investigation shouldn't end after you read these chapters. You should spend time reading the .NET Framework documentation Help that is provided with VB.NET.

Common Properties

The Control class defines many properties that are common to all controls:

  • The Enabled property indicates whether the control is enabled.

  • The Font property indicates the font used by the control.

  • The Location property indicates the location of the control on ...

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