Chapter 6. Building Windows Forms Applications

Topics in This Chapter

  • IntroductionWith just a few lines of code, you can build a Windows Forms (WinForms) application that demonstrates the basics of event handling and creating child forms.

  • Using Form ControlsAll controls inherit from the base Control class. The members of this class provide a uniform way of positioning, sizing, and modifying a control's appearance.

  • The Form ClassThe Form class includes custom properties that affect its appearance, and enable it to work with menus and manage child forms.

  • Message and Dialog BoxesA pop-up window to provide user interaction or information can be created as a message or dialog box.

  • MDI FormsA Multiple Document Interface (MDI) is a container that ...

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