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Programming Microsoft® Visual Basic® 6.0 by Francesco Balena

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Label and Frame Controls

Label and Frame controls have a few features in common, so it makes sense to explain them together. First they're mostly "decorative" controls that contribute to the user interface but are seldom used as programmable objects. In other words, you often place them on the form and arrange their properties as your user interface needs dictate, but you rarely write code to serve their events, generally, or manipulate their properties at run time.

Label Controls

Most people use Label controls to provide a descriptive caption and possibly an associated hot key for other controls, such as TextBox, ListBox, and ComboBox, that don't expose the Caption property. In most cases, you just place a Label control where you need it, set its ...

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