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Microsoft® .NET Compact Framework Kick Start by Ronnie Yates, Erik Rubin

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Using the ToolBar Control

Navigating a menu with a stylus can soon become tedious, especially if the user is selecting the same menu item over and over again. The ToolBar control can reduce the number of clicks that a user must perform in order to execute menu options. Because the ToolBar control consists of images, adding a ToolBar can make your application more visually appealing.

The ToolBar is a graphical bar that consists of images that represent buttons. These buttons are usually shortcuts to commonly used application functionality. On the .NET Compact Framework, the ToolBar control cannot contain text. You must use an ImageList control to populate the ToolBar control.

The ToolBar control can appear in different locations, depending on ...

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