Microsoft® Visual Basic® 2008 Express Edition: Build a Program Now! comments and corrections

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This article contains comments, corrections, and information about known errors relating to the Microsoft Press book Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 Express Edition: Build a Program Now!, 978-0-7356-2541-9.

The following topics are covered:

  • Page 80: Step missing from practice
  • Page 82: "Finding Additional Information" should be in the sidebar
  • Page 83: Text missing from "In summary..." paragraph
  • Pages 117-118: Characters missing from code sample

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Page 80: Step missing from practice

On page 80, Step 5 is missing from the bottom of the page.

The following line needs to be added after step 4:
"5. This block of code displays the SaveFileDia-"

Page 82: "Finding Additional Information" should be in the sidebar

On page 82, at the bottom of the page the heading "Finding Additional Information" and the line below it should be at the beginning of the left sidebar on the same page.

The heading and first sentence of the left sidebar should appear:
"Finding Additional Information
With the code snippet editor you can create, edit, and debug your own code snippets. You can also fill all the metadata, shortcut, replacement variables, and replacement assemblies."

Page 83: Text missing from "In summary..." paragraph

On page 83, text is missing from the beginning of the "In summary..." paragraph. This text was incorrectly placed in the left sidebar of page 82.

The following text should be removed from the sidebar on page 82:
"Wow, this was a big chapter that covered a lot of features. These features will definitely help you writeapplications on your own. Specifically, the chapter covered IDE features such as snap"

It should then be added to the beginning of the "In summary..." paragraph:
"Wow, this was a big chapter that covered a lot of features. These features will definitely help you writeapplications on your own. Specifically, the chapter covered IDE features such as snap lines to help you to align the controls on the form."

Pages 117-118: Characters missing from code sample

On pages 117-118, the code sample is incorrect.

Change:
<Grid Name=”grid1”>
	<DockPanel x:Uid=”DockPanel_1”>
		<! Menu Bar>
		<Menu x:Uid=”Menu_1” Background=”White” Name=”_MainMenu” DockPanel.Dock=”Top”>
			<! Navigate Menu>
			<MenuItem x:Uid=”NavigateMenu” Header=”_Navigate” />
			<! Help Menu>
			<MenuItem x:Uid=”HelpMenu” Header=”_Help”>
				<MenuItem x:Uid=”AboutMenu” Header=”_About” />
			</MenuItem>
		</Menu>
	</DockPanel>
</Grid>

To:
<Grid Name=”grid1”>
	<DockPanel x:Uid=”DockPanel_1”>
		<!-- Menu Bar-->
		<Menu x:Uid=”Menu_1” Background=”White” Name=”_MainMenu” DockPanel.Dock=”Top”>
			<!-- Navigate Menu-->
			<MenuItem x:Uid=”NavigateMenu” Header=”_Navigate” />
			<!-- Help Menu-->
			<MenuItem x:Uid=”HelpMenu” Header=”_Help”>
				<MenuItem x:Uid=”AboutMenu” Header=”_About” />
			</MenuItem>
		</Menu>
	</DockPanel>
</Grid>


Microsoft Press is committed to providing informative and accurate books. All comments and corrections listed above are ready for inclusion in future printings of this book. If you have a later printing of this book, it may already contain most or all of the above corrections.

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Article ID: 951754 - Last Review: June 21, 2014 - Revision: 2.0
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