In this chapter:
What controls are and what some common controls are
What properties are and what some common properties are
What methods are and what some common methods are
What events are and what some common events are
A CONTROL IS A PROGRAM OBJECT that represents a visible feature in a Microsoft Windows program. The object includes features that let the program manage the control to make it do things (such as making a drop-down menu open) or change the control’s appearance (such as changing a label’s text or color).
Windows programs are made up of controls. Controls include labels, text boxes, menus, combo boxes, sliders, scroll bars, and everything else you see on a form. In fact, the form itself is a control.
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