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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Visual Basic® .NET by Jeff Spotts, Brian Siler

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Special-Purpose Web Controls

In this chapter we have covered several different categories of Web controls. Although the controls in this final section provide some useful and interesting features, they don’t fit neatly into any one category. Therefore, we’ve lumped them together as special-purpose controls.

Using the Calendar Control

One very useful ASP Server control is the Calendar control. Like its Windows counterpart, the Web Calendar control provides an onscreen calendar, making it easier for the user to select a date. For example, you could include both a text box date field and a Calendar control on your form to allow the user the flexibility of typing the date quickly or browsing with the calendar. Some examples of the Calendar control ...

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