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remove top bar when creating a windows form in vb.net

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hello, this is probably a really basic question, but I am just learing vb.

is it possible to remove the very top bar in a windows form? please see the pic to see what i mean.

or perhaps style it so that it doesnt look like a bar?
top-blue-bar.jpg
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You just need to set the "Text" property of the form to an empty string, and set the "ControlBox" property of the form to "false"
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ahh yes control box, that the one. thanks very much indeed
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Set the FormBorderStyle property of the form to None
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