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Explanation of VB2012 main screen

Please comment on what is the section circled used for in the vb2012 main screen.  We just want an overview of each section.
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rayluvsAuthor Commented:
Sorry about that, here is the pic:
(We have googled these and I know that this is kind of dumb, but we need like an EE personal view on these area.  It doesn't have to be super technical, just an overview of each area marked)

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Again, Thanx!
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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
See if this answers your questions.

This web site has the Chapter from a book called Visual Basic 2012 Unleashed, 2nd Edition and the chapter Getting Started with the Visual Studio 2012 IDE, please note the navigation to the other 11 pages at the top and bottom of the page.
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rayluvsAuthor Commented:
That would help (as a matter of fact, we download links prior placing the question for more in-dept on the subject).  But can you gives your view on the marked areas in what they are, used for.  Brief explanation, no super time-consuming details .

Thanx
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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Large red box top left:
Each tab represents an open file for editing which was opened for editing using the Solution Explorer Window.
Top red box on the right:
This is the Project Name. This box and the next 4 are in the window called Solution Explorer Window. All the entries in this window are folders, files and resources that makes up the project. The file types depend on the type of project.
The last red box right side bottom:
This is the Properties Window. When you click on a control the Properties Window show the properties of the control and there current setting. This window can be used to change the properties of the control.
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rayluvsAuthor Commented:
Thank you that was helpful.

Lastly, and as a general info, at the bottom left:

What is frmLogin with a yellow icon at its left?
what is the app.config for?
What is VariableGlobal with the purple icon means?
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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
To your question, "What is frmLogin with a yellow icon at its left?", you mean right. frmLogin.vb is most likely a windows form called frmLogin.vb and the entry below it is a variable call frmLogin on that form.

To your question, "what is the app.config for?", that is the application configuration file used to hold information used by the application.

To your question, "What is VariableGlobal with the purple icon means?", It is most likely a variable that is related to a VB  file just about
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rayluvsAuthor Commented:
Thank you very much!  Actually helped us understand the links (including you 11 page)to understand it more.
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rayluvsAuthor Commented:
Thanx!
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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Not a problem, glad to help.
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