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Pro C# 2010 and the .NET 4 Platform, Fifth Edition by Andrew Troelsen

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A.4. The Anatomy of a Form

So far you have examined how to build simple Windows Forms applications with (and without) the aid of Visual Studio; now it's time to examine the Form type in greater detail. In the world of Windows Forms, the Form type represents any window in the application, including the topmost main windows, child windows of a multiple document interface (MDI) application, as well as modal and modeless dialog boxes. As Figure A-11 shows, the Form type gathers a good deal of functionality from its parent classes and the numerous interfaces it implements.

Figure A.11. The inheritance chain of System.Windows.Forms.Form

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