Visual C# | Enumerations and constants exercise | Use resources to hold an image and text

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Software ==> Visual C#  (79 exercises)
Version ==> Any version of C#
Topic ==> Enumerations and constants  (2 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Subject ==> C# training
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The idea behind this exercise is to show a form giving your name and a (possibly flattering?) picture of yourself.  To do this, first create a new form called frmResourceUse as follows (the rectangle is a PictureBox control):

Visual C Sharp 2010 exercise - Enumerations and constants (image 1)

The form contains a label and a PictureBox control

Add resources to your project:

  • A string called YourName (type in your name against this)
  • An existing image called Himbo or Bimbo (choose according to your gender!)

Attach code to the form's load event so that:

  • the label shows the value of the YourName resource
  • the PictureBox shows the image stored in the Himbo or Bimbo resource

This is what you should see when you run your application if you're male:

Visual C Sharp 2010 exercise - Enumerations and constants (image 2)

A good likeness?

When everything's working OK, close down your form.

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