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GBIC: Controls


Visual Basic 6, or VB Classic

The following is reprinted for archival purposes from Gary Beene's Information Center, with permission from Mr. Beene himself.


As part of its graphical Interface , VB allows the programmer To build
simple Interface objects, such As textboxes, buttons And checklists
by simply drawing them With a mouse.

The objects are called controls. VB comes With 20 built - In (intrinsic)
controls. These 20 are part of the VB run - time files.

01 ADO Data Control acts As Interface between database And other databound controls
02 Checkbox status Is checked Or Not checked
03 ComboBox combination of a textbox And a listbox
04 Command Button press a button To execute a block of code
05 DirListBox DirList / DriveList / FileList work together To naviate folder Structure of Windows
06 DriveListBox DirList / DriveList / FileList work together To naviate folder Structure of Windows
07 FileListBox DirList / DriveList / FileList work together To naviate folder Structure of Windows
08 Frame Container For holding other controls
09 Horizontal Scroll Bar slider For adjusting values
10 Image displays a picture
11 Label displays text, edit In code only
12 Line simple graphics control To display a line of various formats
13 ListBox vertical list of text strings, Each accessible by code
14 OLE Container can use To add objects from other applications, such As an Excel worksheet
15 Option Button only 1 of a group may be selected at a time
16 Picturebox displays a picture, text / graphics can be drawn On it,
17 Shape simple graphics control To display basic shapes (square, circle)
18 Textbox basic text entry, can be multiline, text can be highlighted
19 Timer creates an Event over a user - defined interval
20 Vertical Scroll Bar slider For adjusting values

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Posted: 2021-02-11
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