Fundamentals of
Visual Basic

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Lesson 4. Examining Labels, Buttons, and Text Boxes

In this lesson you will learn:

  • How to set up focus order
  • When the Cancel property triggers events
  • How to set a command button's Default property
  • Which common properties are important
  • How to adjust label sizes for long text values

Reading Assignments

Read the following sections from your free online textbook:

Expand Understanding Control Focus at Runtime
Expand The Mouse and Hotkeys Need No Focus
Expand Related Properties
Expand Tab Order
Expand Command Buttons
Expand Labels
Expand Text Boxes
Expand Form Properties


Learning Activities

  1. Use this search box to refine and expand your understanding of new terms and concepts in the reading assignments.

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Study Aids

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