VB Basic Controls


VB.Net provides a huge variety of controls that help you to create rich user interface. Functionalities of all these controls are defined in the respective control classes. The control classes are defined in the System.Windows.Forms namespace.

The following table lists some of the commonly used controls:

S.N. Widget Description
1 Forms The container for all the controls that make up the user interface.
2 TextBox It represents a Windows text box control.
3 ComboBox It represents a Windows combo box control.
4 RadioButton It enables the user to select a single option from a group of choices when paired with other RadioButton controls.
5 CheckBox It represents a Windows CheckBox.
6 PictureBox It represents a Windows picture box control for displaying an image.
7 ProgressBar It represents a Windows progress bar control.

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