In Chapter 8 you saw how to bind a control to a collection of data objects. In Chapter 13 you saw how to replace the default appearance of a control with an appearance of your own design. In this chapter, I'll combine and extend these two concepts and show you how to specify the appearance of data you've mapped to a control.
In the example at the end of Chapter 8, I mapped a set of data about four people, to a ComboBox control. For the first example in this chapter, I've modified that program so that the
ComboBox is a now
ListBox and is at the left of the window, as shown in Figure 15-1.
When the user selects an item in the
ListBox, the panel to the right of the
ListBox displays the information about that ...