C# Programming videos | C# Part 3 - Drawing Windows Forms

Posted by Andrew Gould on 31 October 2014

Part 3 of the Basic Programming in Visual C# series shows you how to create basic Windows Forms. You'll learn about the Toolbox and how to add controls to a form. The video also teaches you various techniques for aligning and distributing controls to create a professional-looking layout. You'll learn about form and control properties to alter the appearance and behaviour of your forms, and also how to run your application to test that everything works correctly.

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Making a  video bigger

You can increase the size of your video to make it fill the screen like this:

View full screen

Play your video (the icons shown won't appear until you do), then click on the full screen icon which appears as shown at its bottom right-hand corner.


When you've finished viewing a video in full screen mode, just press the Esc key to return to normal view.

Improving the quality of a video

To improve the quality of a video, first click on the Settings icon:

Settings icon

Make sure you're playing your video so that the icons shown appear, then click on this gear icon at the bottom right-hand corner.


Choose to change the video quality:

Video quality

Click on Quality as shown to bring up the submenu.


The higher the number you choose, the better will be your video quality (but the slower the connection speed):

Connection speed

Don't choose the HD option unless you have a fast enough connection speed to support it!


Is your Wise Owl speaking too slowly (or too quickly)?  You can also use the Settings menu above to change your playback speed.

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