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Putting Controls on Windows Forms

Visual Studio .NET 2003

There are a wide variety of controls that can be put on Windows Forms, depending on the needs of the application.

In This Section

Adding Controls to Windows Forms
Gives directions for attaching controls to your form.
Adding Controls Without a User Interface to Windows Forms
Gives directions for appending controls with no user interface to your application.
Adding to or Removing from a Collection of Controls at Run Time
Explains how to add and remove controls on a panel at run time.
Validation of Control Data on Windows Forms
Explains the basics of and theory behind validating the contents of Windows Forms controls.
Adding ActiveX Controls to Windows Forms
Gives directions for working with legacy ActiveX controls.
Considerations When Hosting an ActiveX Control on a Windows Form
Enumerates things to keep in mind when planning an application that uses ActiveX controls.

Related Sections

Windows Forms Controls
Links to introductory topics on controls and what you can do with them.