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Windows Forms tutorial showing how to create form with button and how to register an event handler. When the button is clicked, the form changes its background color.

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open System
open System.Drawing
open System.Windows.Forms

// Create form, button and add button to form
let form = new Form(Text = "Hello world!")
let btn = new Button(Text = "Click here")
form.Controls.Add(btn)

// Register event handler for button click event
btn.Click.Add(fun _ ->
  // Generate random color and set it as background
  let rnd = new Random()
  let r, g, b = rnd.Next(256), rnd.Next(256), rnd.Next(256)
  form.BackColor <- Color.FromArgb(r, g, b) )

// Show the form (in F# Interactive)
form.Show()
// Run the application (in compiled application)
Application.Run(form)
namespace System
namespace System.Drawing
namespace System.Windows
namespace System.Windows.Forms
val form : Form

Full name: Script.form
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type Form =
  inherit ContainerControl
  new : unit -> Form
  member AcceptButton : IButtonControl with get, set
  member Activate : unit -> unit
  member ActiveMdiChild : Form
  member AddOwnedForm : ownedForm:Form -> unit
  member AllowTransparency : bool with get, set
  member AutoScale : bool with get, set
  member AutoScaleBaseSize : Size with get, set
  member AutoScroll : bool with get, set
  member AutoSize : bool with get, set
  ...
  nested type ControlCollection

Full name: System.Windows.Forms.Form

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Form() : unit
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namespace System.Drawing.Text

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namespace System.Text
val btn : Button

Full name: Script.btn
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type Button =
  inherit ButtonBase
  new : unit -> Button
  member AutoSizeMode : AutoSizeMode with get, set
  member DialogResult : DialogResult with get, set
  member NotifyDefault : value:bool -> unit
  member PerformClick : unit -> unit
  member ToString : unit -> string
  event DoubleClick : EventHandler
  event MouseDoubleClick : MouseEventHandler

Full name: System.Windows.Forms.Button

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Button() : unit
property Control.Controls: Control.ControlCollection
Control.ControlCollection.Add(value: Control) : unit
event Control.Click: IEvent<EventHandler,EventArgs>
member IObservable.Add : callback:('T -> unit) -> unit
val rnd : Random
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type Random =
  new : unit -> Random + 1 overload
  member Next : unit -> int + 2 overloads
  member NextBytes : buffer:byte[] -> unit
  member NextDouble : unit -> float

Full name: System.Random

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Random() : unit
Random(Seed: int) : unit
val r : int
val g : int
val b : int
Random.Next() : int
Random.Next(maxValue: int) : int
Random.Next(minValue: int, maxValue: int) : int
property Form.BackColor: Color
type Color =
  struct
    member A : byte
    member B : byte
    member Equals : obj:obj -> bool
    member G : byte
    member GetBrightness : unit -> float32
    member GetHashCode : unit -> int
    member GetHue : unit -> float32
    member GetSaturation : unit -> float32
    member IsEmpty : bool
    member IsKnownColor : bool
    ...
  end

Full name: System.Drawing.Color
Color.FromArgb(argb: int) : Color
Color.FromArgb(alpha: int, baseColor: Color) : Color
Color.FromArgb(red: int, green: int, blue: int) : Color
Color.FromArgb(alpha: int, red: int, green: int, blue: int) : Color
Control.Show() : unit
Form.Show(owner: IWin32Window) : unit
type Application =
  static member AddMessageFilter : value:IMessageFilter -> unit
  static member AllowQuit : bool
  static member CommonAppDataPath : string
  static member CommonAppDataRegistry : RegistryKey
  static member CompanyName : string
  static member CurrentCulture : CultureInfo with get, set
  static member CurrentInputLanguage : InputLanguage with get, set
  static member DoEvents : unit -> unit
  static member EnableVisualStyles : unit -> unit
  static member ExecutablePath : string
  ...
  nested type MessageLoopCallback

Full name: System.Windows.Forms.Application
Application.Run() : unit
Application.Run(context: ApplicationContext) : unit
Application.Run(mainForm: Form) : unit
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Link:http://fssnip.net/p
Posted:7 years ago
Author:Tomas Petricek
Tags: windows forms , form , random , color , events , tutorial , hello world