Setting Object Properties Using the Properties Window

When developing the interface of a project, you'll spend a lot of time viewing and setting object properties using the Properties window (see Figure 2.15). The Properties window contains four items:

  • An object drop-down list

  • A list of properties

  • A set of tool buttons used to change the appearance of the properties grid

  • A section showing a description of the selected property

Figure 2.15. Use the Properties window to view and change properties of forms and controls.

Selecting an Object and Viewing Its Properties

The drop-down list at the top of the Properties window contains the name of the form ...

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