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I want to create an application in that will have buttons on top and when you click a button the panel for that button appears with all of the controls for that panel.

I have a screen shot of the form but don't know how to attach it.

What I have tried:

I have only created the layout of the form.
Updated 6-Feb-19 0:06am
Dave Kreskowiak 29-Jan-19 22:27pm
...and? Permission granted?

You haven't said anything at all about what any problem you're having so it's pretty much impossible to tell you anything useful.
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Solution 1

You don't need to work with Button's and different Panels - there is an existing Control which works like this :
Try to use the TabControl on your Form ...
Maciej Los 6-Feb-19 4:24am
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Solution 2

On the fisrt look at your question i was thinking about using the same component as suggested in solution #1 by Ralf Meier[^]. But... on the second, i think you have to implement your logic in Model-View-Presenter[^] pattern.

What this mean to you? In a short:
View => The View is a user control that inherits from System.Windows.Forms,
Presenter => The Presenter marries the View to the Model,
Model => The Model is a representation of the data being manipulated.

For further details, please see:
WinForms Model View Presenter[^]
Introducing MVP (Model-View-Presenter) Pattern (WinForms) - C# Tutorials | Dream.In.Code[^]
Ralf Meier 6-Feb-19 7:09am
Thanks for your vote Maciej.
I suppose that the Enquirer doesn't works on that level ... but I don't know ... :(

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