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Visual Basic® .NET by Example by Bob Donald, Gabriel Oancea

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Server Explorer

Up to this point in this chapter, the coding examples relied on the programmer to type in code. Visual Studio .NET provides a much easier way to get the same results. This easier way was not presented first because we felt it would be better for you to understand some of the classes and objects first. This way the following examples will have more meaning and hopefully be better understood.

The Server Explorer window, which is shown in the same frame as the Toolbox, can be displayed using the Ctrl+Alt+S keys. It contains information about defined Data Connections, known Servers such as the computer you are working on and other Servers you have added to this list by using the Add Server option, Crystal Report services, Event logs, ...

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