Visual Studio 2010 Progress Bar control in VB.NET

In this article we will how to use progressbar control in a windows forms application using Visual Studio 2010.
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In this article we will how to use progress bar control in a windows forms application using Visual Studio 2010.

Progress Bar control:

progress bar displays a bar that fills to indicates to the user the progress of an operations, or  Progress Bar Control is used to display the progress of a task in Visual Basic. Mostly the progress bar is used while accessing the databases, or downloading or copying files from the network resources.

Property of progressbar control.

Maximum

This property is used to get or set the progress bars maximum value.

Minimum

This property is used to get or set the progress bars minimum value.

Value

This property is used to get or set the current value of the progress bar.

Increment

This property is used to increase the position of the progress bar by the given value.

PerformStep

This property is used to increment the value of the progress bar by the Steps property.

 Now taking a progress bar control, one button named start time and a timer control on the form.

  p1.gif

figure 1.

now double click on the button named start time and add the following code on the button event.

VB code.

Private Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click

        timer1.Enabled = True

    End Sub

 

C# code.

 

private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)

        {

            timer1.Enabled = true;

         }

 

now the timer tick event the progress bar value is increased till its maximum in a loop and add the following code with the timer tick event.

Now run the application press ctrl+F5 and click on the button start time.

VB code.

Private Sub timer1_Tick(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)

        progressBar1.Value += 1

        If progressBar1.Value >= progressBar1.Maximum Then

            Timer1.Enabled = False

        End If

    End Sub

C# code.

private void timer1_Tick(object sender, EventArgs e)

        {

            progressBar1.Value+=1;

            if (progressBar1.Value >= progressBar1.Maximum)

            {

                timer1.Enabled = false;

            }

 

The progress bar looks like this.

  p2.gif

figure 2.

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