Creating Windows Forms Applications
To create traditional Windows-based applications and client/server applications, you design forms by assigning characteristics to them and adding controls. You can create new forms or inherit from existing forms.
In This Section
- Introduction to Windows Forms
Discusses the particulars of creating Windows-based applications with Visual Studio .NET.
- Creating Windows Forms
Links to the various things you can do with Windows Forms.
- Windows Forms Security
Provides an overview of the Windows Forms security implementation.
- Event Handling in Windows Forms
Describes how to respond to events generated at run time.
- Windows Forms Inheritance
Describes how inheritance works in relation to a form.
- Dialog Boxes in Windows Forms
Describes how to interact with the user through dialog boxes.
- Windows Forms Data Architecture
Describes how to access data and bind data to controls.
- Multiple-Document Interface (MDI) Applications
Describes how to create an application that has multiple forms.
- Menus and Context Menus
Discusses how to create menus and shortcut menus.
- Windows Forms Print Support
Discusses how to add printing capability to your application.
- Drag-and-Drop Operations and Clipboard Support
Describes how to support the copying of data.
- Windows Forms Controls
Provides links to topics about the controls designed specifically to work with Windows Forms.
- Developing Windows Forms Controls
Discusses how to create your own user controls.