Controls: The Base Class

Controls The Base Class

A control is an object with a visual interface that appears on a form and that displays information to the user. Examples of controls include buttons, labels and listboxes. Controls are also used to gather input from the user, either from the keyboard or from a pointing device such as the mouse.

There are nearly forty different controls included with the .NET Framework (not to mention numerous other components and related objects), providing a wide range of functionality. You can also derive from most controls to create specialized versions of the standard controls, or you can combine controls and even create entirely new controls. The creation of custom controls is covered in Chapter 17.

Windows Forms and the .NET Framework

Getting Started

Visual Studio .NET


Windows Forms

Dialog Boxes

Controls: The Base Class

Mouse Interaction

Text and Fonts

Drawing and GDI+

Labels and Buttons

Text Controls

Other Basic Controls

TreeView and ListView

List Controls

Date and Time Controls

Custom Controls

Menus and Bars


Updating ADO.NET

Exceptions and Debugging

Configuration and Deployment

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Programming. NET Windows Applications
Programming .Net Windows Applications
ISBN: 0596003218
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 148
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