Add Images into Toolbar Buttons in VB.NET

This article shows you how you can take advantage of Visual Studio .NET wizards to add images to a Toolbar control buttons.
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The ImageList class and ToolBarButton's ImageIndex property are used to load images to toolbar buttons.

First you load images to ImageList. You can even add your images to the ImageList at design time by using Propeties of ImageList control.

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Add and Remove images by using Add and Remove buttons.

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Once images are loaded to the ImageList, you use ToolBarButton class's ImageIndex property to set tollbar button images.

tb1.ImageIndex = 1
tb2.ImageIndex = 2
tb3.ImageIndex = 3

Adding ToolTips to the ToolBar Buttons

ToolTipText property of Control class is used to Add ToolTips to ToolBar buttons. If tb1, tb2, tb2 are your ToolBarButton class objects, you can directly call ToolTipText to set tool tip for toolbar buttons.

' adding tooltips to the button
tb2.ToolTipText = tb2.Text
tb1.ToolTipText = tb1.Text
tb3.ToolTipText = tb3.Text

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