Visual Basic .NET Controls Mini-Guide, Part 2

These seven video tutorials show you step-by-step how to implement and use the ContextMenu, ErrorProvider, HelpProvider, Splitter, ToolTip and validation and non-visual controls. If you missed Part 1 of this series, mouse over now to learn how to modify the behaviour of controls and extend existing controls using inheritance. You'll also learn about the CheckedListBox, LinkLabel, Treeview, Tab Control and Tab Order Editor.

These seven video tutorials show you step-by-step how to implement and use Visual Basic .NET controls like the ContextMenu, ErrorProvider, HelpProvider, Splitter and ToolTip, as well as validation and non-visual controls.

If you missed Part 1 of this series, mouse over now to learn how to modify the behaviour of controls and extend existing controls using inheritance. You'll also learn about the CheckedListBox, LinkLabel, Treeview, Tab Control and Tab Order Editor.

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  Lesson 1  Context Menu
Duration: 3 minutes, 43 seconds
"Visual Studio .NET provides a new ContextMenu control that simplifies the task of creating context-sensitive menus for controls. You'll learn how easy it is to create a ContextMenu in the Visual Design and assign it to a Control."

 
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  Lesson 2  Error Provider
Duration: 6 minutes, 26 seconds
"You'll learn how the simple-to-use ErrorProvider class and Windows Forms validation events allow you to easily create a visual and textual indication of an invalid data entry."

 
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  Lesson 3  Help Provider
Duration: 4 minutes, 6 seconds
"You'll learn how easy it is to use the HelpProvider control to integrate help in your application, whether that help is in a compiled Microsoft HTML Help file or a simple popup window."

 
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  Lesson 4  Splitters
Duration: 4 minutes, 59 seconds
"You'll learn how the Splitter control allows you to create complex layouts in which you can resize internal panels of your application. This allows you to easily create Windows Explorer style layouts."

 
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  Lesson 5  ToolTip
Duration: 4 minutes, 37 seconds
"Learn how the ToolTip control allows you to easily associate help text with a Visual Basic .NET control."

 
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  Lesson 6  Tray For Non Visible Controls
Duration: 2 minutes, 32 seconds
"See how you can put non-visual Visual Basic .NET controls on a WinForm in the component tray."

 
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  Lesson 7  Validation Controls
Duration: 7 minutes, 5 seconds
"This demonstration uses a Web Form to create a data entry form that validates input data using ASP.NET Validation Controls. You'll also see how to display validation errors using the Validation Summary control."

 
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   ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Brent Sheets is a former Senior Editor at TechTarget and a frequent contributor to SearchVB.com. He founded and managed the popular Visual Basic Web Directory website until it was acquired by TechTarget in 2000 and relaunched as SearchVB.com. Brent offers tips and tweaks about Apple technology at Mactoids.com.

 

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