Autohide Menu Bar

Does anyone have a resource or a working code that will work with VB.NET 2002 to autohide the menu bar on a form?  The most famous use of it I know of is in Windows Media Player under the menu options: View/Full Mode Options
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arif_eqbalConnect With a Mentor Commented:
See as far as I understand you'll need to set the visible property of the menu Items
You can do it on a Button Click like:

Private Sub CmdMenu_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles CmdMenu.Click
        Dim i As Integer
        Static Show As Boolean = False
        Show = Not Show
        For i = 0 To MainMenu1.MenuItems.Count - 1
            MainMenu1.MenuItems(i).Visible = Show
        Next
End Sub

This will toggle between showing the Menu Bar and Hiding it.
If you want you can put the Hide option on a Timer which activates when no menu item has focus and after a delay of a few seconds hides the menu.

To show you can put a small label on mouse over of it you can show the menu bar.

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