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Sams Teach Yourself Visual Basic 2012 in 24 Hours, Complete Starter Kit by James Foxall

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Hour 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 graphical user interface (GUI) you can use to interact with and navigate 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 the 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 ...

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