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This may seam like a dum question: im trying to learn vb.net and i dont know how to do menus it used to be select case index,case 1 etc

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im trying to learn vb.net and cant seam to understand how a menu works


it used to be select index
case 1' text
'do work for textselected menu option
case 2 'excel
'do work for excel selected menu option
end select

i dont understand how to do it now..(man its hard for a basic coder to understand all this jumbo)it like learning chinnese(no offence)

dang really confuzzled
Johnny
aka Pern
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iboutchkine earned 1200 total points
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Add menu and write your code under menu click event

    Private Sub Mymenu_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As
System.EventArgs) Handles Mymenu.Click

        TextBox1.Text = "Menu is clicked"

    End Sub
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by:Johnny
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what about multi tiered menus like


tools
.. inport
.. export
....text
....excel

i dont understand how to get the area for text and excel as its a submenu of export and tools

??????
thx
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by:iboutchkine
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Add menu to the form and you will see how to do menu and submenu
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by:tzxie2000
tzxie2000 earned 200 total points
ID: 12153938
put a mainmenu or contextmenu on the form
add menuitem to it
double-click the item and then you can write code like

 Private Sub MenuItem2_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MenuItem2.Click
......
    End Sub

VB.Net set each menuitem as an component(object) and the mainmenu as container
so we can write event for menuitem
the full action is doing by event process know as button click event
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by:Éric Moreau
Éric Moreau earned 600 total points
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Each menuitem has its own Click event (unless you handle them all with the same method). You can add code to each menu item click event.
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by:Johnny
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emoreau explaned it best,

tzxie2000 gave insight

and iboutchkine i didnt understand till others piped in but had answered the question

thanks i didnt make a menu past one item so i never saw the way it made them.

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