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Last Modified: 2013-12-03
I have written a program while my settings on my computer is for small font.  When  I put the same program on machines for my users some of them have changed thier display setting to large font.  WHen this is the case my visual basic screens don't fit on the screen.  Is there a way to tell the program when it loads to someway change the settings or some other way to get around this problem..other than making sure all users have thier display set a certain way?
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Dr. Kamal MehdiIT Director / IT Project Manager
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kellyegg,
As far as I know, this problem can not be solved even if you resize your form and controls for the specific screen resolution on the user's machine. The only way to solve it is that the user must change his font size to small fonts.
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The previous answer was good but not exactly what I was looking for.... I have found a function dealing wiht a sub routine called display changed that I found in the online help.  I can not get it to work correctly and I would like to know if anyone knew anything about the sysinfo control function? thanks

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Kelly..

send me an email... We can work this out together....   The sysinfo control is pretty weak...  

Anthony

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I have been working with the sysinfo control and can not get it to work...I put a control on my form and when I restart the computer it does nothing!! Does anyone else have any ideas?
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