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VB5 MDI-Child How to...

Posted on 1997-11-16
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How to Keep my toolbar and menu in the MDI-Child without move it to the MDI-parent. Even if i set the NegotiateMenus to False i get the MDI-Child menus in the MDI-Parent.

/Janne
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You can't, that behaviour is by design. NegotiateMenus has no effect on MDI-forms.
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Thanks and OK !

But... isn´t it any other way to solve my problem.

/Janne
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by:rantanen
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Kinda, you can give up MDI. Have one main form which contains menu and toolbar only for your common tasks (like VB itself has) and then add your "child" forms using e.g.

Dim X As New myForm
X.Show

Some things will be more tedious to do, but it can be done.
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by:jannea
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Thanks !

But it should have been much more easy if it should be possible, coz i got five exe charing the MDI-Parent and then lots of childs to work with so it get´s hard to remember all the menus i got in the main...

/Janne
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