Copy one app to another

I have a large VB6 app on drive D. I wrote a little app on drive C, intending to mess with it "off to the side", which I did.  Then I copied it as an added form to my big app on drive D.  I did some further editing of the form itself and the code, inside the big app on drive D.

I went back to the little app on drive C to check on something, and to my vast astonishment, the changes I made to the copied form on drive D were exactly replicated on the app on drive C!

What happened? What should I have done differently? -- Norm
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When you add a form to a project from another project, the path to that new form is loaded into the project.  When you save the project, you save any changes on that form back to the original location.

What you should have done is this:

 1) Load the form into your project

 2) After the form is loaded, right-click the form in the Project Window.

 3) Select "Save As..." and save the form to a new location.

That way, the path stored in the project will be the new location, not the old one...


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npnpAuthor Commented:
Thank you!

I really appreciate your answer!

By the way, I am not getting e-mail notifications when my questions posted here are answered.  I checked, and my e-mail address is correct.  Advice?

-- Norm
Most people don't realize that Emails can take up to 3 days to be delivered.

If your service provider's mailserver is misbehaving or is overloaded, it may take some time.

If you're sure your email address is correct and you are receiving email from other people, go to the EE Community Support forum and post a question there about it... There may actually be something wrong with your account...

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