To move a
control, simply select it and drag it to its new position on the
To resize a
control, first select the control by clicking on it once. When you
select a control, its border becomes visible. To resize the
control, simply select one of the sizing grips now visible on the
border and drag the grip to a new position. When you release the
grip, the control is resized to that location. (You can resize the
form in the same manner.)
To move or
resize several controls at once, select each control while holding
down the SHIFT key. This will highlight all the controls. You can
now move or resize the controls as a group.
To size a
control as you place it
Select the desired control in the control toolbox.
On the form, press, drag, and release the mouse button. The
selected control will be placed on the form. The size of the
control depends on how far you drag the mouse.
several instances of the same control
In the control toolbox, double-click on the control you want to
On the form, click at the location you want a copy of the
control placed. Move to another location on the form and click
again. Another copy of the control will appear. You can add as many
copies of the control as you need.
When you are finished with the control, return to the control
toolbox and click the control one more time to deselect it.