troubleshooting Question

Better way to bind hundreds of text boxes to datatable

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I was asked to create a read only user interface to an old database where I'll need to display the data across multiple tab pages and a couple of hundred text boxes.  Ordinarily it's not a big deal to use the binding source and connect the boxes to the tables but I lost count around 200.   I poked around a little bit with creating all the boxes at run time looping through the columns to create them (and bind them) but I didn't care for the layout and it became more of a hassle.  Now I have this project with even more boxes to bind to datatables and I'm looking at dozens of hours.  Ok, maybe a day, but I still wonder if there's a more efficient way?

I'm using VB.net and Visual Studio 2017

Thanks for any thoughts
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