LinkLabel in Visual Basic .NET
Tags: VB.NET, VB 2008, VB 2010, VB 2012, VB 2013
This lesson describes the LinkLabel control
The LinkLabel control displays a label that is associated with a hyperlink, and by default it's blue and underlined. In addition when you mouse over this control it displays a pointing hand cursor, which makes it easy to be recognized as a link on a web page.
If you click the LinkLabel, it raises its LinkClicked event, so you can take whatever action is appropriate.
For example, you could show another form, or open a web page.
Private Sub LinkLabel1_LinkClicked(sender As Object, _ e As LinkLabelLinkClickedEventArgs) Handles LinkLabel1.LinkClicked ' open the website URL set to the Tag property ' (www.visual-basic-tutorials.com) Process.Start(LinkLabel1.Tag.ToString) End Sub
It also provides some properties for determining the appearance of the link.
The LinkColor property defines the color of a normal link.
The LinkVisited property is a Boolean that indicates whether the link will be displayed as visited.
The VisitedLinkColor property defines the color of a visited link.
The LinkBehavior property determines when the link is underlined, and can take the values AlwaysUnderline, HoverUnderline, NeverUnderline, and SystemDefault.
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