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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft® Visual C#® 2005 in 24 Hours, Complete Starter Kit by James Foxall

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Chapter 9. Adding Menus and Toolbars to Forms

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

  • Adding, moving, and deleting menu items

  • Creating checked menu items

  • Programming menus

  • Implementing context menus

  • Assigning shortcut keys

  • Creating toolbar items

  • Defining toggle buttons and separators

  • Creating a status bar

The use of a graphical user interface (GUI) for interacting with and navigating programs is one of the greatest features of Windows. Despite this, a number of Windows users still rely primarily on the keyboard, preferring to use a mouse only when absolutely necessary. Data-entry people in particular never take their hands off the keyboard. Many software companies receive support calls from angry customers because a commonly used function is accessible only by ...

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