Timer Control Changes in Visual Basic .NET
The Timer control in Visual Basic 6.0 is replaced by the Windows Forms Timer component in Visual Basic .NET. The Timer component is placed in the tray instead of on the form at design time, and the behavior of the Interval property has changed. For more information, see Timer Interval property behavior has changed.
The following table lists Visual Basic 6.0 properties and events and their Visual Basic .NET equivalents.
Timer Properties and Events
|Visual Basic 6.0||Visual Basic .NET Equivalent|
|Index property||No equivalent property. The Timer is a component and cannot be a part of a control array.|
|Name property||No equivalent property. For more information, see Name Property Changes in Visual Basic .NET.|
|Parent property||No equivalent property. The Timer is a component and cannot have a parent.|
|Tag property||No equivalent. For more information, see Tag Property Changes in Visual Basic .NET.|