Objects (Visual Basic)
Updated: July 20, 2015
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This topic provides links to other topics that document the Visual Basic run-time objects and contain tables of their member procedures, properties, and events.
|Collection||Provides a convenient way to see a related group of items as a single object.|
|Err||Contains information about run-time errors.|
ApplicationBase provides members that are available in all projects.
WindowsFormsApplicationBase provides members available in Windows Forms applications.
ConsoleApplicationBase provides members available in console applications.
|Provides data that is associated only with the current application or DLL. No system-level information can be altered with |
Some members are available only for Windows Forms or console applications.
|Provides properties for getting the information about an application, such as the version number, description, loaded assemblies, and so on.|
|Provides a property and methods to write event and exception information to the application's log listeners.|
|Provides properties for manipulating computer components such as audio, the clock, the keyboard, the file system, and so on.|
|Provides methods for playing sounds.|
|Provides methods for manipulating the Clipboard.|
|Provides properties for accessing the current local time and Universal Coordinated Time (equivalent to Greenwich Mean Time) from the system clock.|
|Provides properties and methods for working with drives, files, and directories.|
|Provides properties for accessing commonly referenced directories.|
|Provides properties for getting information about the computer's memory, loaded assemblies, name, and operating system.|
|Provides properties for accessing the current state of the keyboard, such as what keys are currently pressed, and provides a method to send keystrokes to the active window.|
|Provides properties for getting information about the format and configuration of the mouse that is installed on the local computer.|
|Provides a property, an event, and methods for interacting with the network to which the computer is connected.|
|Provides a property and a method for accessing the computer's serial ports.|
|Provides properties and methods for manipulating the registry.|
|My.Forms Object||Provides properties for accessing an instance of each Windows Form declared in the current project.|
|Provides a property and methods for writing event and exception information to the application's log listeners for Web applications.|
|My.Request Object||Gets the HttpRequest object for the requested page. The |
|My.Resources Object||Provides properties and classes for accessing an application's resources.|
|My.Response Object||Gets the HttpResponse object that is associated with the Page. This object allows you to send HTTP response data to a client and contains information about that response.|
|My.Settings Object||Provides properties and methods for accessing an application's settings.|
|Provides access to information about the current user.|
|My.WebServices Object||Provides properties for creating and accessing a single instance of each Web service that is referenced by the current project.|
|TextFieldParser||Provides methods and properties for parsing structured text files.|