i have a MID form. What i to have a form which when loads instantiate another form which is associated with this form. the second form is much smaller then the mother form, basically a control panel for the mother for with some control buttons. what i want is that when the mother form is maximized in the MID form then it hides the control form. what is want is that whenever the mther form has the focus then its control form should be visible momatter it has the focus or not or whether the mother form is mazimized or not. i just want the contorl for whould be visible at all times when the mother form has the focus.