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

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Chapter 12. Dialog Box Basics

You'll be an expert at displaying and responding to dialog boxes before this hour is over! Visual Basic makes the displaying of dialog boxes painless when you use the Common Dialog Box control. The Common Dialog Box control displays professional-looking dialog boxes inside your application so that the user can select from familiar dialog boxes and so your application will look as if you spent hours mimicking the cool dialog boxes found in best-selling Windows applications such as Excel.

The highlights of this hour include

  • What the Common Dialog Box control does

  • How to distinguish between dialog boxes

  • Where to prepare the dialog box's design-time properties

  • How to use named literals to display a font selection

  • How consistent ...

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