Button Control (Windows Forms)

 

The Windows Forms Button control allows the user to click it to perform an action. The Button control can display both text and images. When the button is clicked, it looks as if it is being pushed in and released.

Button Control Overview
Explains what this control is and its key features and properties.

How to: Respond to Windows Forms Button Clicks
Explains the most basic use of a button on a Windows Form.

How to: Designate a Windows Forms Button as the Accept Button
Explains how to designate a Button control to be the accept button, also known as the default button.

How to: Designate a Windows Forms Button as the Cancel Button
Explains how to designate a Button control to be the cancel button, which is clicked whenever the user presses the ESC key.

Ways to Select a Windows Forms Button Control
Lists methods of selecting a button.

Also see How to: Designate a Windows Forms Button as the Accept Button Using the Designer and How to: Designate a Windows Forms Button as the Cancel Button Using the Designer.

Button class
Describes this class and has links to all its members.

Controls to Use on Windows Forms
Provides a complete list of Windows Forms controls, with links to information on their use.

Also see User Input to Dialog Boxes and How to: Close Dialog Boxes and Retain User Input.

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