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CREATING STATUS BARS FOR INDIVIDUAL FORMS WITH THE STATUSBAR CONTROL

The ActiveX StatusBar control is one of the easiest of the controls to use. It can be pretty passive and just show the date and time, if you want, or it can be updated constantly and give a good picture of what's now taking place.

The StatusBar control is used on the main form of WindowsCommonControls (see Figure 14.18).

Figure 14.18. The StatusBar control allows you to place a status bar on each form, if you want.

Like other ActiveX controls, the StatusBar control is partially made up of a collection. Some examples of collections used are the TabStrip control, which uses the ...

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