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Tip 5.15: Why does each Toolbox group have a Pointer control?

April 30, 2014

“Visual Studio Tips, 251 ways to improve your Productivity in Visual Studio“, courtesy of ‘Sara Ford’

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You’ve probably noticed how the Pointer control appears at the top of each tab group. This is because whenever a control is selected in the Toolbox, the mouse pointer automatically becomes a drag pointer for that control, meaning that you just have to put your mouse pointer onto the form and click, and the control is dropped. You don’t have to hold down any keys to do the actual drag.

But you may not actually want to use the drop function at this time. You can put the focus on the Pointer control to ensure that you don’t accidentally drop the item.

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Happy Programming! =)

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