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Sams Teach Yourself Visual Basic® 6 in 24 Hours by Sanjaya Hettihewa, Greg Perry

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Chapter 4. Examining Labels, Buttons, and Text Boxes

It's time to get serious about controls! This lesson dives deeply into the three most common controls and explains how you can use and manage them in your applications. By the time you complete this lesson, you will have mastered labels, command buttons, and text boxes. In addition, you will learn more about how to properly set up a form.

You'll place labels on forms to display information. Command buttons give the user push-button control within applications. Text boxes get information from the user and process that information inside the program.

The highlights of this hour include

  • How to set up focus order

  • When the Cancel property triggers events

  • How to set a command button's Default property ...

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