Using Basic Windows Controls

With the basic Windows programming skills under our belts, we'll take a look at working with basic Windows controls next. There are many controls available, from buttons to tree views. To get a look at how the basic Windows controls work, take a look at the ch07_04 example, which appears in Figure 7.10. We'll take a look at handling the various controls in this example next.

Figure 7.10. Running the ch07_04 example.


You use label controls to display text that the user isn't supposed to change at runtime, such as the result of some long calculation. The label in ch07_04 displays the text "Windows Controls", and ...

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