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Absolute Beginner's Guide to Programming, Second Edition by Greg Perry

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The Visual Basic Screen

Figure 5.4 illustrates several of Visual Basic's screen elements. As you can see from the menu bar and toolbar, Visual Basic looks somewhat like other Windows programs. Many of Visual Basic's menu bar commands work just as they do in other applications such as Microsoft Word. For example, you can select File, Open and Edit, Paste.

Figure 5.4. Mastering Visual Basic's environment enables you to be comfortable with its windows and elements.

Note

Not all of Visual Basic's screen elements appear in Figure 5.4, but the ones you use most often do. In addition, you can rearrange and resize these windows as needed.

The Menu Bar ...

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