Visual Basic | Enumerations and constants exercise | Get text / images from project resources

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Software ==> Visual Basic  (46 exercises)
Version ==> Any version of VB
Topic ==> Enumerations and constants  (2 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Subject ==> Visual Basic training
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Create a new form called frmResourceUse to contain a label and a PictureBox control:

Visual Basic 2010 exercise - Enumerations and constants (image 1)

What your form should look like initially - a bit boring!

Add the following resources to your project:

  • A string resource called YourName (set this to hold your name!)
  • An image resource called Himbo or Bimbo, to hold a picture of you

Attach code to the form's load event to set:

  • the label displays the value of the YourName resource
  • the PictureBox displays the image resource you've created

Here's the sort of thing you should see when you run the form (the picture gives an astonishing close likeness to the author):

Visual Basic 2010 exercise - Enumerations and constants (image 2)

The author relaxing in the sun

Check that your application works, then close the form.

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