INTRODUCTION TO CONTROLS AND TOOLBARS
The Visual Basic programming is an event driven programming. In the form objects the termed controls are placed. We can put the properties of the controls and relate events with the control. The Accelerators are the short cut keys. The Tooltips are the messages which would be displayed if the mouse is positioned on the control. How to relate accelerators and tooltips with the controls are elaborated. The project comprising of the command buttons and text box is presented. Some of the events related with these controls are handled. The usage of controls like list box and combo box are introduced. The enclosure of menus and tool bars in a project are elaborated.
The different files, control statements, data types related with a Visual Basic project are elaborated. You can include modules to your project and you can control the startup object that will be the starting point for the execution. These features are integrated in this unit.
The perception of control arrays and the different file system controls are explored.