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Visual Basic | Variables and constants exercise | Show number of characters in text using variables
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Press CTRL + D to add the file called frmWordLength.vb from the above folder into your project (or right click on the project and choose to add it as an existing item).
Change your project's properties to make this the default form for your project. When you run your project, you should see this:
The aim of the exercise is to show how many characters are in the phrase typed into the box.
Double-click on the left button to create an event-handler for it. Within this, create the following variables:
|phrase||string||The text typed into the box|
|phraseLength||int||The number of characters in the phrase|
Extend this code so that when you click on the button you see two messages, one after the other:
|The first message||The second message|
Now get the second button to work, using the Replace method to replace any spaces with empty strings:
When you click on the second button you should see a lower total, which omits spaces. For example, "Wise Owl".Replace(" ","") would return WiseOwl.
That's it! You can now close down any files that you have left open, and plan how to fund your new software through KickStarter.