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vb.net friend, etc

Posted on 2004-08-10
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I have noticed that on the textbox property there is a section called:
Design

Under design there is Name, Locked, and modifiers

It always says friend. If I go to the dropdown box I can change it to private, etc. what does that do and please elaborate on it.


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Question by:peanut1010
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Éric Moreau earned 35 total points
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It won't change anything on your form. But forms that inherits from the form on which the textbox is will have access or be blocked depending on this property setting. See the help for all the details.
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Here is a more complete reference from MSDN:

Friend
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Structures declared with the Friend keyword have friend access. They are accessible from within their declaration context and from anywhere else in the same program.

For complete listing and explanation of the different enumerations, go to:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/vblr7/html/vastmStructure.asp
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