Part III of this series shows you how to use the ListView control in order to display tabular data, then provides a simple tool you can use to print that data.
Build this simple text editor and see how easy it can be to add Print and Print Preview capabilities to your applications without resorting to third-party controls.
If you've ever tried to write code to print a complex document using VB, you'll appreciate how the reusable tools described in this solution beef up VB's printing capabilities and add Print Preview support.
Enhance your SDI interfaces using MDI techniques to build scrolling forms with menus that merge automatically depending on which form is visible.
Improve performance and gain convenience by using custom business objects serialized to and from XML rather than forcing your presentation-tier developers to work directly with DataSets.
Combine SQL Server's XML support and .NET XML serialization to simplify your front-end code by moving custom objects rather than DataSets between application layers and into and out of SQL Server.
Learn to use the WebBrowser control to add Web-style navigational features to your Windows applications and access files on remote Web servers.
Add run-time editing, drag-and-drop features and persistence to the TreeView control.
.NET File I/O operations use Stream and Formatter classes that abstract many tasks you had to code manually in classic VB.