Set up the form

from the Artful MySQL Tips List

  • Grow the form to a decent size, say 800x600 or 1024x768 depending on the size of your display, by right-clicking on the form, selecting Properties from the context menu, and setting Size to 800,600.
  • Drag a StatusStrip from the Toolbox to the bottom of the form, and click on it to add a ToolStripStatusLabel to it.
  • Double-click on the form and add this line of code after InitializeComponents() ...
      toolStripStatusLabel1.Text = "Initialising form";

Last updated 22 May 2009

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