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Hi

How can I configure a form and its object sizes, to change when the display changes. For example, if the form opens on 800/600 or 1024/768
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Liron
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You can use the Form's resize event to position and size control's on the form. There are a couple of things you can use to determine the size and state of the form, like:

WindowState: Can be vbMinimized, vbMaximized or vbNormal. When state is vbMinimized, sizing controls can lead to errors, so check it!

Form.Width and Height give you the 'outer' width and height of a form, while Form.ScaleWidth and Form.ScaleHeight will give you the usable area of a form.
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Another nice thing to know about is the screen object. This line of code, will give you the currently selected resolution.

    MsgBox "Resolution = " & Screen.Width / Screen.TwipsPerPixelX & "/" & Screen.Height / Screen.TwipsPerPixelY

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by:VK
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you could use the Microsoft Sysinfo-Control and trp the SysInfo_DisplayChanged event

or you could solve it by Subclassing
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