Windows controls on the Properties window

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These controls may be familiar because they're used in many Windows-based programs. Windows controls found on the Properties window include:

  • Drop-down list: A mutually exclusive list of options from which you can choose.
  • Check boxes: An on/off setting. If the check box is ticked, that property is ON. If it is blank, then it is OFF.
  • Text properties: A standard text box in which you can type information.
  • Option button: Similar to a drop-down list, it provides two or three mutually exclusive options from which to choose.