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Developing and Implementing Windows®-Based Applications with Visual C#™ .NET and Visual Studio® .NET Exam Cram™ 2 (Exam 70-316) by Priti Kalani, Amit Kalani, Kalani Kirk Hausman

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Common Properties of Controls

The Windows form inherits from the ContainerControl class. As a result, it is capable of containing other controls. The controls in the Windows form design the user interface of an application. The Windows form controls inherit from the Control class either directly or indirectly through their chain of inheritance. As a result, these controls derive some common properties, methods, and events from the Control class.

As you already know from Chapter 1, “Introducing Windows Forms,” you can easily modify the properties of controls using the Properties window within the Visual Studio .NET IDE. Simply click the control to select it and then modify the values within the Properties window. The Properties window provides ...

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