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Group Box Outline In VB.NET Barely Visible

Posted on 2010-09-16
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The outline of the GroupBox in Vb.NET is barely visible. This makes it extremely difficult to work with. I have looked at the properties available to the GroupBox but cannot find anything that improves the visibilty of the control. I am not sure if this may be a Windows setting. Has anybody complained about it before ?. I am using Visual Studio 2008.

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by:John (Yiannis) Toutountzoglou
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hi @Nolanc
Two ways...either change your forms back color to a more darkness color or there is a link for that ....
http://www.eggheadcafe.com/software/aspnet/30148690/changing-colour-of-groupbox-border.aspx
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Generally there is no direct method of changing the GroupBox's Border Or Color and there is not a restriction of making your own custom GroupBox control (like the link above) or this one
http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winforms/thread/cfd34dd1-b6e5-4b56-9901-0dc3d2ca5788/
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