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Could somebody give me advise on the following code usage...

me.refresh

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Felicia
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Use the Refresh method when you want to:

·Completely display one form while another form loads.
·Update the contents of a file-system list box, such as a FileListBox control.
·Update the data structures of a Data control.

Refresh can't be used on MDI forms, but can be used on MDI child forms. You can't use Refresh on Menu or Timer controls.

Generally, painting a form or control is handled automatically while no events are occurring. However, there may be situations where you want the form or control updated immediately. For example, if you use a file list box, a directory list box, or a drive list box to show the current status of the directory structure, you can use Refresh to update the list whenever a change is made to the directory structure.

You can use the Refresh method on a Data control to open or reopen the database (if the DatabaseName, ReadOnly, Exclusive, or Connect property settings have changed) and rebuild the dynaset in the control's Recordset property.
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by:Erick37
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That's from VB Help, by the way.

Example:

Private Sub Form_Load()
    Me.Show
    Me.Refresh
    Form2.Show
End Sub
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by:felicia
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Thanks.

Have a good day!!!

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by:FONATURE
ID: 2618693
I use refresh.me instead of cls.me some times both clears the form or object for updateing.I use it in Animation
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by:FONATURE
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Im sorry i use Form1.cls instead of refresh.me or picture1.cls thats works for me :0)
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