In Hour 17, "Menus and Visual Basic," you learned how to add menus to your applications. Many applications use toolbars with buttons that mimic menu options. Toolbars are part of most major Windows applications, and they can be part of yours as well. In addition, you can draw your own graphics on the form. Although VB's graphic-drawing tools are fairly primitive, you can draw lines and circles and other basic shapes to accent and highlight areas of your form.
The highlights of this hour include
What the Image List control does
How to add the Toolbar control to the Toolbox window
Why you must connect the image list to the toolbar
How to respond to toolbar events
When to use the Line and Shape controls
How to accent ...