Visual Basic 2008 Programming: Business Applications with a Design Perspective
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Chapter 3: User Interface Design: Visual Basic Controls and Events
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3.2 Arranging Many VB Controls on a Form: Group Box and Tab Controls

 Suppose you are designing a data entry screen for an accounts receivable application used by a hospital. The screen will be used to collect not only personal data about the account holder and their employer, but also information on the holder’s health insurance. One obvious difference from the previous situation is the number of data fields on the form. How does this affect your design? As the number of fields increases, you need to ensure that the form layout looks neat, uncluttered, and logical. That is, VB controls placed on the form should be aligned neatly with each other and be grouped properly. Furthermore, the grouping of these fields should appear to be logical and intuitive to the user.

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  1. Text Property of the Text Box
  2. The Masked Text Box
  3. Selecting (Highlighting) a Portion of the Text
  • 3.2 Arranging Many VB Controls on a Form: Group Box and Tab Controls
    1. The Group Box
    2. The Tab Control
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