Control.Show Method ()
Displays the control to the user.
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)
The following code example displays an about dialog box and temporarily draws a blue square on its surface. This example requires that you have defined a class that derives from Form named AboutDialog.
Private Sub menuItemHelpAbout_Click(sender As Object, _ e As EventArgs) Handles menuItemHelpAbout.Click ' Create and display a modless about dialog box. Dim about As New AboutDialog() about.Show() ' Draw a blue square on the form. ' NOTE: This is not a persistent object, it will no longer be ' visible after the next call to OnPaint. To make it persistent, ' override the OnPaint method and draw the square there Dim g As Graphics = about.CreateGraphics() g.FillRectangle(Brushes.Blue, 10, 10, 50, 50) End Sub
Available since 1.1