Visual Basic Windows Forms Samples
These samples demonstrate common tasks for Windows Forms applications.
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Includes moving text, a bouncing ball, and an animated image.
Demonstrates the My.Clipboard object for copying and pasting text, integers, images, and objects.
Custom Drawing User Control Sample
Demonstrates how to create and use custom-drawn user controls.
Dialog Components Sample
Demonstrates selecting files, colors, and folders.
Demonstrates drag-and-drop functionality with text, images, and tree-view nodes.
Dynamic Control Creation Sample
Add controls at run time using XML input files.
Explorer-Style Application Sample
Contains two forms that have split-pane windows, similar to Windows Explorer.
GDI+ Brushes Sample
View the effects of brush options.
GDI+ Images Sample
Manipulates images, including zooming and clipping.
GDI+ Pen Sample
Shows the effects of pen options.
GDI+ Text Sample
Shows the effects of text options.
Help Files Sample
Demonstrates compiled Help, HTML Help, and ToolTips.
ListBox and ComboBox Sample
Demonstrates several common list tasks.
Creates and merges menus programmatically.
Creates an application that is accessible through the system tray.
Uses the My.Printers object.
Regular Expressions Sample
Validates user input using Regex.
Threaded User Interface Update Sample
Demonstrates how to update the user interface from a separate thread.
Top-Level Forms Sample
Controls how applications appear in the Taskbar.
Visual Inheritance Sample
Creates new forms by inheriting from existing forms.
Web Browser Sample
Creates a Web browser.
Windows Forms Applications in the .NET Framework
Information about designing Windows Forms applications.
Windows Forms Controls
Information about Windows Forms controls.
These samples demonstrate data manipulation tasks.
Visual Basic Language Samples
These samples demonstrate Visual Basic language concepts.
Visual Basic Server Component Samples
These samples demonstrate applications that interact with Windows operating system components.
Visual Basic Security Samples
These samples demonstrate security tasks.