StatusBar Control (Windows Forms)
Thecontrol replaces and adds functionality to the control; however, the StatusBar control is retained for both backward compatibility and future use, if you choose.
The Windows Forms StatusBar control is used on forms as an area, usually displayed at the bottom of a window, in which an application can display various kinds of status information. StatusBar controls can have status-bar panels on them that display icons to indicate state, or a series of icons in an animation that indicate a process is working; for example, Microsoft Word indicating that the document is being saved.
In This Section
Introduces the general concepts of the StatusBar control, which enables users to see relevant information for the control that has focus.
Explains how to add programmable panels to the StatusBar control.
Explains how to handleevents raised from the StatusBar control.
Gives details on the properties that control the width and resize behavior of status-bar panels at run time.
Explains how to programmatically control the data within status-bar panels.
Provides reference information on the class and its members.
Replaces and adds functionality to the StatusBar control.