Creating Window Form Application in FSharp
In this article I have explained how to create a Window Form Application in F#.
Introduction: For creating a Windows Form
in F#, we add the System.Windows.Form namespace to our application. All the
sets of classes are found in System.Windows.Form.dll. These classes are
used to create window forms and controls. Now we create a window form by
following several steps which are given below.
Step 1: We open Visual Studio and take a F# Application. We give a name to our application, like the below figure.
Step 2: The Application page will open as below.
Step 3: Now, we go to solution Explorer and right Click
on References as below.
Step 4: We Click on Add Reference. A new window will open with the caption Add
Step 5: We Click on .NET and select System.Drawing and System.Windows.Form
and Click on ok button. Figure is given below
Step 6: We write the following code.
form.Text<- "My Window Application"
The above code will be written in Program.fs.
We note that I have given the form a name by assigning form name ("My Window
Application") to form.Text and Background color as Gray.
Step 7: We run the application by pressing Ctrl+F5 key. The output will look like below: