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Status bars
Status bars are usually at the bottom of the form and give information
back to the user

  • Add a statusStrip control to your form
  • Click the dropdown arrow

dropdown arrow

  • Choose status label

statuslabel

  • Change the name to SSInfo and erase the default text
  • Go back to your toolstrip and add more code to the click event:

ssInfo.Text = "Red background"
Now when the background is change you update the statusbar

vb statusbar control