Design Main Menu using VB.NET
In this article you will learn How to Design a Main Menu in VB.NET.
Main menu is the primary list of options
available to the user at the computer. The main menu is the starting point; for
example in windows, the start menu is the main menu. VB.Net provide an easy to
use facility for adding a Main Menu to a form, which is the menu that appears at
the top of a form. Given steps are followed to create a main menu:-
Step 1: Add a MenuStrip control from toolbox to a form. The control will
appear in the component designer tray at the bottom of the designer window.
Step 2: Now add items to the menu by click wherever you see "Type Here"
in the Menu Designer and type the text of the main menu item then enter like
FILE, EDIT, VIEW. Additional entry appear below and to the right of the entry
like NEW, OPEN.
Step 3: Now add a new windows form in existing form to go in project menu
than in add new item.
Step 4: Double click on new option in file menu in form1 and write down
the following code.
sender As System.Object,
e As System.EventArgs)
Step 5: Execute the application and
form2 will open.
By using these above simple steps you can learn how to work with menu strip
control in visual basic.