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What is the main purpose and some properties for a Button control?
Allows users to indicate to perform an action.

Properties include:
(Name), Text, RightToLeft, ForeColor, BackColor, Font, Enabled, Cursor
What is the main purpose and some properties for a Label control?
Displays text that cannot be changed by the user.

Properties include:
(Name), Text, TextAlign [ values for TextAlign are: TopLeft, TopCenter, TopRight, CenterLeft, Center, CenterRight, BottomLeft, BottomCenter, BottomRight], RightToLeft, Font, ForeColor, BackColor, Enabled, Cursor, ScrollBars [ values for ScrollBars
What is the main purpose and some properties for a TextBox control?
Allows the user input data into the form.

Properties include:
(Name), Text, TextAlign [values for TextAlign are: Left, Right, Center], RightToLeft, ForeColor, BackColor, Font, Enabled, Cursor
What is the main purpose and some properties for a ListBox control?
Allows users to selected one or more items to be selected.

Properties include:
(Name), Text, RightToLeft, ForeColor, BackColor, Font, Enabled, Cursor, Items, SelectionMode [ values for SelctionMode are None, One, MultiSimple, MultiExtended
What is the main purpose and some properties for a ComboBox control?
Allows user to select one item from a list or enter data to add to the list.

Properties include:
(Name), Text, RightToLeft, ForeColor, BackColor, Font, Enabled, Cursor, Items, DropDownStyle [ values for DropDownStyle are Simple, DropDown, DropDownList]
What is the main purpose and some properties for a RadioButton control?
Allows users to select one option from a group of options.

Properties include:
(Name), Text, RightToLeft, ForeColor, BackColor, Font, Enabled, Cursor, Checked
What is the main purpose and some properties for a CheckBox control?
Allows the option of true or false.

Properties include:
(Name), Text, RightToLeft, ForeColor, BackColor, Font, Enabled, Cursor, Checked
List some Best Practices for windows controls.
Align Labe text to the left, use a colon (:) after the text.
Choose names for your controls that describe their purpose. Use a prefix to indicate their type.
Always use the default colors and fonts.
Use the correct control for the kind of interactivity and data that you wish to gather.
Align the OK and Cancel buttons near the lower right hand corner of your form.
Keep controls and labels aligned in (imaginary) columns.
Use tab indexes to allow keyboard-only navigation.
Define a property.
A property is an attribute of a control that changes either the appearance or changes its behavior.
What is the role of the Form Designer? What does it produce?
The Designer is a surface upon which to draw and layout the location of controls on a form.
It produces the code necessary for the GUI.
Which property of the form sets its initial position on the screen?
Form.StartPosition [values for the StartPosition Manual, CenterScreen, WindowsDefaultLocation, WindowsDefaultBounds, CenterParent]
Which property of the form sets whether or not it can be resized?
Form.FormBorderStyle [ values for the FormBorderStyle None, FixedSingle, Fixed3D, FixedDialog, Sizable, FixedToolWindow, SizableToolWindow]
Which property of the form set its label (or caption)?
The Text property.
Which property of a TextBox sets the order of the tab will be displayed? Which property turns the tab on or off for a particular control?
The TabIndex property sets the tab order.

The TabStop property turns on or off the tab on that control.
Which property of a TextBox sets its background color?
The BackColor property.
Which property of a TextBox sets the alignment of the text as it is entered?
The TextAlign property.
Which property of a RadioButton sets whether it is selected or not?
The Checked property.
Which property of a RadioButton sets the group it is associated with?
Put the RadioButtons in a GroupBox.