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Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Unleashed, Third Edition by Mike Snell, Lars Powers

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Creating Your Own Controls

If none of the stock .NET controls meets your specific needs, you can create your own controls for use on a Windows Form in three ways:

Image You can subclass an existing control and modify or extend its behavior and appearance.

Image You can create a user control by compositing together two or more existing controls.

Image You can create a custom control from scratch, implementing your own visuals and behavior.

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