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hi,

i need suggestion.

i have one maximized form and one small form, what i want is when i do something one the bigger form, the smaller one will still be on the bigger one.

something like isolated the toolbar in the MS Word.


thanks

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by:surajdeo
ID: 6838551
hi,

  u can use win api for that purpose, u have to write following code in small form.



Private Declare Function SetWindowPos Lib "user32" (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal hwndInsertAfter As Long, ByVal X As Long, ByVal Y As Long, ByVal cx As Long, ByVal cy As Long, ByVal wFlags As Long) As Long
Private Const HWND_TOPMOST = -1
Private Const SWP_NOSIZE = &H1
Private Const HWND_TOP = 0


'Private Sub Command1_Click()
'Form2.Show
'End Sub

Private Sub Form_Load()

    SetWindowPos Me.hwnd, HWND_TOPMOST, 0, 0, 0, 0, SWP_NOSIZE

End Sub
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by:Z_Beeblebrox
ID: 6839040
Hi,

The code given by surajdeo will make the window go on top of all windows. If you just want the window to always be on top of your big window, use this:

Private Declare Function SetWindowLong& Lib "user32" Alias "SetWindowLongA" (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal nIndex As Long, ByVal dwNewLong As Long)
Private Const GWL_HWNDPARENT = (-8)

Private Sub Form_Load()
SetWindowLong(SmallForm.Hwnd, GWL_HWNDPARENT, BigForm.Hwnd)
End Sub
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by:Richie_Simonetti
ID: 6839211
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daffyduck14mil earned 200 total points
ID: 6839373
Private Sub Form_load()
  SmallForm.Show vbModeless, Me
End sub

Does the job also...
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by:Richie_Simonetti
ID: 6839723
Not at all, if you do that, you cannot access underlying form until modal is closed.
If it is a toolbar, you have to get access to both forms.
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by:daffyduck14mil
ID: 6841141
Richie, have you tried it?

This works (hint: vbModeless).
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by:cc_2000_sg
ID: 6843662
hi,

i have try daffyduck14mil one,

it can work.


so i decide to accept his as my answer, since it is so simple.


thanks all, you teach me a lot

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by:Richie_Simonetti
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I apologize. I didn't read your post .carefully.
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