How to: Scroll a Form of Labels
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Because a Label control does not receive the focus and does not support tabbing, a Smartphone application of only Label controls does not allow the user to navigate to labels beyond the visible client area of the form. The user of a Pocket PC application can tap the scroll bars to navigate, but this capability is not available on the Smartphone.
To scroll a form of Label controls
Add several Label controls to the form so that some are below the visible client area. Use arrow keys in the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 designer or write initialization code to position them.
Set the AutoScrollPosition property to move vertically by a set number of pixels for the y point coordinate. The following code example uses 16. Note that the code is complex because AutoScrollPosition is offset by negative values, but the provided point values must be expressed as positive.
Private Sub Form1_KeyDown(ByVal Sender As System.Object, _ ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.KeyEventArgs) Handles MyBase.KeyDown If e.KeyCode = System.Windows.Forms.Keys.Up Then Me.AutoScrollPosition = New Point(0, -Me.AutoScrollPosition.Y - 16) End If If e.KeyCode = System.Windows.Forms.Keys.Down Then Me.AutoScrollPosition = New Point(0, -Me.AutoScrollPosition.Y + 16) End If End Sub