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unable to center form on screen

I have a few forms (not full size) and I need it to be centered on the screen everytime it loads. The problem is the form always runs or appear randomly on the screen. How do I fix it so that it will appear in the center of the screen?

The smaller forms will call each other and I need to have my main form (maximize) behind it "disabled" until the smaller forms are clicked. I tried setting the smaller forms to Form1.show 1 but it only shows the smaller form without the main form behind it. How to solve this too?
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agrillageCommented:
If you are using VB5 or VB6 then your form has a startup position property. Set this to center of owner or center of screen. As for the other problem, try using an MDI form as your main form if you want the background window to manage the forms. Make the form's mdi child properties true for the front forms.
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a111a111a111Commented:
Try this:

Private Sub Form_Load()
    Width = Screen.Width * 0.7
    Height = Screen.Height * 0.7
    Me.Move (Screen.Width - Me.Width) / 2, (Screen.Height - Me.Height) / 2
End Sub

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