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Sams Teach Yourself Visual Basic 2008 in 24 Hours: Complete Starter Kit by James Foxall

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Chapter 6. Building Forms: Advanced Techniques

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What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

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Adding controls to a form

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Positioning, aligning, sizing, spacing, and anchoring controls

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Creating intelligent tab orders

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Adjusting the z-order of controls

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Creating forms that always float over other forms

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Creating transparent forms

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Creating multiple-document interfaces

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A form is just a canvas, and although you can tailor a form by setting its properties, you need to add controls to make it functional. In the previous hour, you learned how to add forms to a project, set basic ...

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