Exploring Important Windows Forms Controls

As mentioned earlier, the Windows Forms controls available to device projects are a subset of the controls available to desktop projects. Even when a control is supported on both platforms, the members of the class on the device platform are a subset of the members you find in the same class on the desktop platform. For example, the Button control in the .NET Compact Framework does not have an Image property. As on the full framework, all controls ultimately inherit from the Control class. Figure 2-7 shows what is available in the base Control class, but note that not all of those members are implemented in the controls you will instantiate (that is, not all controls provide implementations by overriding ...

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