Chapter 16. Inheriting Forms and Creating Base Classes
After completing this chapter, you will be able to:
Use the Inheritance Picker to incorporate existing forms in your projects.
Create your own base classes with custom properties and methods.
Derive new classes from base classes by using the Inherits statement.
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