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I am new to this whole new forms in Windows, so i''ll be having plenty and plenty and plenty of questions for all you experts as the minutes and hours go on. But at the moment, my current question is why don''t my labels show up but my buttons do? Anyone have any suggestions?
#include "stdafx.h"

#using <mscorlib.dll>
#using <System.dll>
#using <System.Windows.Forms.dll>
#using <System.Drawing.dll>

using namespace System;
using namespace System::ComponentModel;
using namespace System::Windows::Forms; 
using namespace System::Drawing;

__gc public class CppForm : public Form {
	Text = S"Test Form";
	FormBorderStyle = FormBorderStyle::Fixed3D;
///////	BEGIN BUTTON CONTROLS////////////
	Button* btn1;
	Button* btn2;
	void Setup_Buttons()
	btn1 = new Button();
	btn1->Text = S"OK";
	btn1->Size = System::Drawing::Size(70,25);
	btn1->Location = Point(130,225);
	btn1->Click += new EventHandler(this,&CppForm::Btn1_Clicked);

	btn2 = new Button();
	btn2->Text = S"Cancel";
	btn2->Size = System::Drawing::Size(70,25);
	btn2->Location = Point(210,225);
	btn2->Click += new EventHandler(this,&CppForm::Btn2_Clicked);

void  Btn1_Clicked(Object* pSender, EventArgs* pArgs)
	MessageBox::Show(S"It worked!", S"Message...");
void  Btn2_Clicked(Object* pSender, EventArgs* pArgs)
	MessageBox::Show(S"This Works too!", S"Message...");
///////BEGIN LABEL CONTROLS//////////////////
Label* theLabel;
void Setup_Label()
	theLabel = new Label();
	theLabel->AutoSize = true;

	theLabel->Text = S"  Acme Consulting, Inc.";
	theLabel->Font = new System::Drawing::Font(S"Verdana", 16, FontStyle::Italic);
	theLabel->ForeColor = Color::Black;

	theLabel->Location = Point(20,20);
	theLabel->Size = System::Drawing::Size(theLabel->PreferredWidth, theLabel->PreferredHeight);

int main()
    Console::WriteLine(S"Forms Example");
	Application::Run(new CppForm());
	return 0;

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