How to: Copy Controls Between Windows Forms

A control may be copied onto the same form, onto another form within the project, or onto the Clipboard for use in other solutions.

To copy a control

  1. Select the control, and from the Edit menu choose Copy.

This control can now be pasted to any form that accepts that type of control. Additionally, the control has been added to the Clipboard.

See Also

Windows Forms Controls
How to: Add Controls to Windows Forms
How to: Add ActiveX Controls to Windows Forms
How to: Add Controls Without a User Interface to Windows Forms
Arranging Controls on Windows Forms
How to: Set the Text Displayed by a Windows Forms Control
Putting Controls on Windows Forms
Labeling Individual Windows Forms Controls and Providing Shortcuts to Them
Controls to Use on Windows Forms
Windows Forms Controls by Function