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Visual C#® 2012: How to Program, Fifth Edition by Harvey Deitel, Paul Deitel

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14.4. Control Properties and Layout

This section overviews properties that are common to many controls. Controls derive from class Control (namespace System.Windows.Forms). Figure 14.11 lists some of class Control’s properties and methods. The properties shown here can be set for many controls. For example, the Text property specifies the text that appears on a control. The location of this text varies depending on the control. In a Form, the text appears in the title bar, but the text of a Button appears on its face.

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Fig. 14.11. Class Control properties and methods.

The Select method transfers the focus to a control and makes it the active control ...

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