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My application takes a bit of time to load.
i dont want my splash screen to have a timer or anything, i just want it to dissapear when the program has fully loaded.
How would this be possible
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jhedlund earned 50 total points
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How are you loading your app?  By loading another form in the Form_Load or Form_Activate of the Splash Screen?  How are you calling that, if so?  

If you are calling the other form in the Load/Activate of the Splash Screen like this:  frmMyApp.Show

Then change that to: frmMyApp.Load  
                               frmMyApp.Show
                               Unload Me          ' Unload the splash


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is it that simple :)
i will see how it works..

i am just loading the application from the splash screen.
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it didn't work properly.
i tried starting the app up from SubMain anda added the code that you gave me and it seemed to work ok..
I may as well just give you the points since it works ok.
thanks
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i didn't realize it was that simple.
Anyway, thanks for making me wakeup.  
:)
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Sometimes the simplest answers are the hardest to find.  :)  Glad to help.
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