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Microsoft® Visual Basic® 2005 Step by Step, 3rd Edition by Michael Halvorson

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Chapter 4. Working with Menus, Toolbars, and Dialog Boxes

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Add menus to your programs by using the MenuStrip control.

  • Process menu and toolbar selections by using event procedures and the Code Editor.

  • Add toolbars and buttons by using the ToolStrip control.

  • Use the OpenFileDialog and ColorDialog controls to create standard dialog boxes.

  • Add access keys and shortcut keys to menus.

In Chapter 3, you used several Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 controls to gather input from the user while he or she used a program. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to present choices to the user by creating professional-looking menus, toolbars, and dialog boxes.

A menu is located on the menu bar and contains a list of related ...

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