Visual Basic 2005 Prefixes for Naming Your Controls and Other Stuff...

 

Object

Prefix

Array

(datatype)

ArrayList

al

Button

btn

CheckBox

chk

Collection

col

Column

clm

ComboBox

cbo

Connection

cn

Control

ctr

DataColumn

dc

DataRow

dr

DataSet

ds

DataTable

dt

Form

frm

GroupBox

grp

Horizontal ScrollBar

hsb

Label

lbl

ListBox

lst

MainMenu*

mnu

OleDbCommand

cmd

OleDbDataAdapter

adp

OpenFileDialog

ofd

PictureBox

pic

RadioButton

rdb

SaveFileDialog

sfd

String

str

TabControl

tab

TextBox

txt

Timer

tmr

Vertical Scroll Bar

vsb

ADO object prefixes