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

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14.5. Labels, TextBoxes and Buttons

Labels provide text information (as well as optional images) and are defined with class Label (a derived class of Control). A Label displays text that the user cannot directly modify. A Label’s text can be changed programmatically by modifying the Label’s Text property. Figure 14.17 lists common Label properties.

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Fig. 14.17. Common Label properties.

A textbox (class TextBox) is an area in which either text can be displayed by a program or the user can type text via the keyboard. A password TextBox is a TextBox that hides the information entered by the user. As the user types characters, the password TextBox ...

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