Using a common MDI form both for standard call and for modal call
Posted on 2002-05-01
Let's say I have form A, that is an MDI form. Let's say it's used to handle customers.
Now I want to have my main menu able to call that A form, and keep it open while I open my... let's say Invoice form where I want to show form A, but in vbModal way (of course if you have formA.mdichild = true then you can't show it vbModal).
The problem is that if I copy the form with a:
Dim B as new FormA
I can't modify the MDIChild property, as it is read-only in run-time.
So, is there a way, different from saving the file and changing the form name to show it both as MDI and as Modal?