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Hi,
I am trying to write a button program in visual studio 2019 which I have just installed.

I am getting following error:

The type or namespace name 'Forms' does not exist in the namespace 'System.Windows'(are you missing an assembly reference)


My code is as follows:
using System;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Windows.Forms;//this line is giving error
namespace Button1
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            Console.WriteLine("Hello World!");
        }
    }
}


What I have tried:

Nothing, this is my first try.
Posted
Updated 25-Aug-19 18:45pm

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Solution 1

You chose to create a Console Application Project: you cannot use WinForm Controls, or any other Controls, in a Console App: it is limited to a single Window with text input directly via keyboard or paste.

Instead, create a new Windows Forms Project.
   

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