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ToolStrip Sample

[This documentation is for preview only, and is subject to change in later releases. Blank topics are included as placeholders.]

This sample provides a launcher from which you can choose the following samples:

  • The ToolStrip Color Picker sample demonstrates adding a table layout to a drop-down control to create a color picker grid.

  • The ToolStrip PropertyGrid sample demonstrates the interaction between a DataGridView control and common layout-related properties of a ToolStrip dynamically at run time.

  • The ToolStripRenderer Switcher sample demonstrates changing the renderer and visual styles for an application.

For information about using the samples, see the following topics:

Security note Security Note

This sample code is provided to illustrate a concept and should not be used in applications or Web sites, as it may not illustrate the safest coding practices. Microsoft assumes no liability for incidental or consequential damages should the sample code be used for purposes other than as intended.

To build and run the sample using the command prompt

  1. At the command prompt, navigate to the location where you saved the uncompressed sample files.

  2. Navigate to the CS subdirectory under the ToolStripSamples directory.

  3. Type msbuild to build the sample using the solution (.sln) file provided.

  4. Type cd ToolStripSamples\bin\Debug to navigate to the location of the executable file.

  5. Type ToolStripSamples.exe to run the sample.

To build and run the sample using Visual Studio

  1. In Windows Explorer, navigate to the location where you saved the uncompressed sample files.

  2. Navigate to one of the language-specific subdirectories under the ToolStripSamples directory.

  3. Double-click the solution (.sln) file to open it in Visual Studio.

  4. In Visual Studio, press F5 to build and run the sample.

To use the ToolStripSamples sample

  • Choose various options from the dialog box and observe the results.

  • Adding a table layout to a drop-down control to create a color picker grid.

  • The interaction between a DataGridView control and common layout-related properties of a ToolStrip dynamically at run time.

  • Changing the renderer and visual styles for an application.

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