Easy newbie question: how to get a checkbox's status

Hi All,

I'm a complete and utter newbie to C# as this question will demonstrate...
 
I have a windows form containing a checkbox and all I want to do is read in whether the checkbox is ticked or not.  I would have thought this would do it:

myCheckbox.Checked()

but it doesn't - the compiler complains that "Checked" is a property and not a function.  Could someone please help me?  MSN is fairly useless and google searches throw up a vast amount of irrelevant information - experts-exchange is my only hope! :)

Alex
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Bob LearnedCommented:
Remove the parentheses:

myCheckbox.Checked

Bob

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PoeticAudioCommented:
if(myCheckBox.Checked)
{
      MessageBox.Show("Its checked");
}
else
{
      MessageBox.Show("its not checked");
}
agreesAuthor Commented:
Odd.. I'm sure that didn't work yesterday - oh well, thanks :)
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