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VB.Net - UI Design Suggestions

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Good Day Experts!

I am freshly back into coding after a couple years off and had kind of a project design question from a UI viewpoint.

Here is a little bullet point of requirements:

1) One standalone .exe
2) Maitnenance type application for multiple tables in SQL Database
3) Make it "expandable"
4) Currently 10-15 "screens"

I am thinking of the menu pull down type look but then would have to manage open forms.

Currently I have started with the TabControl but would have to manage the actual tab size to accommodate if one maintenance "screen" needs to be bigger than the previous one viewable size.  Plus the TabCotrol could get pretty wide.

Then with the TabControl is there someway to do a "home" one so I don't throw the user right onto the first tab when they login? Or is that ok?

As you can see I am open for design suggestions and/or resources to look at to assist with my decision making process.

Thanks for helping and I look forward to your ideas,
Michael Fowler
Solutions Consultant

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