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Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Unleashed, Third Edition by Mike Snell, Lars Powers

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Working with ToolStrip Controls

Many of the standard, core visual elements of a form are realized with ToolStrip controls. A ToolStrip control functions as a container for other controls that derive from ToolStripItem. It can host various types of controls: buttons, combo boxes, labels, separators, text boxes, and even progress bars. The ToolStrip class itself is used to directly implement toolbars on a form and functions as a base class for the StatusStrip control and the MenuStrip control.

ToolStrip controls come with an impressive list of built-in capabilities. They intrinsically support, for example, dragging an item from one tool strip to another, dynamically reordering and truncating items in the tool strip as users resize the strip or ...

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