Chapter 14. Managing Windows Forms and Controls at Run Time

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Add new forms to a program and switch between multiple forms.

  • Change the position of a form on the Microsoft Windows desktop.

  • Add controls to a form at run time.

  • Change the alignment of objects within a form at run time.

  • Use the Properties dialog box to specify the startup form.

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