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Makeing a form always on top.

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I want to have a form that is always ontop... like icq or winamp. how do i do this
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MikeP090797 earned 10 total points
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Declare Function SetWindowPos Lib "user32" Alias "SetWindowPos" (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal hWndInsertAfter As Long, ByVal x As Long, ByVal y As Long, ByVal cx As Long, ByVal cy As Long, ByVal wFlags As Long) As Long

SetWindowPos frmTools.hwnd, -1, 0, 0, 0, 0, 3
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by:hess
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where do i put this code
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by:hess
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where do i put this code
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by:viktornet
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How about this ???

SetForegroundWindow(Me.hWnd) 'API call...find it in the help file...

Maybe try putting it in a Timer's OnTimer() event...
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by:janeausten
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Hess,

put it in your Form_Load, like so

Private Sub Form_Load()
    'sets form to be always on top
    'SetWindowPos hwnd, HWND_TOPMOST, 0, 0, 0, 0, SWP_NOMOVE + SWP_NOSIZE
   
End Sub


hope this helps
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by:hess
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got it thanx
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