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

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Working with the Visual Studio .NET Form Designer

The Visual Studio .NET Form Designer allows you to design your application's user interface visually by dragging controls onto a design-time representation of your application. Once the controls are on the form, you can visually position the controls, set their properties through the Properties window, and create event handlers for the events the controls fire.

The Form Designer Window

When you create a Smart Device Extension (SDE) project that is a Windows application, Visual Studio .NET will open the project in Designer view. You can also select the Designer option from the View menu to put the project in Designer view. The Form Designer is usually the windows in the middle of the Visual Studio ...

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