Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

vbModal/vbModeless

Posted on 2002-05-07
6
Medium Priority
?
1,041 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-04
How can i change in runtime from vmModal to vbModeless of form.show?
0
Comment
Question by:danyb
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
6 Comments
 
LVL 143

Expert Comment

by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
ID: 6995929
You have to hide and re-show the form.

CHeers
0
 

Author Comment

by:danyb
ID: 6996000
Sorry, i forgat to mention that i'm loading the form from ActiveX DLL.
i try it and i receive the error message:
Sorry, I forget to mention that I’m loading the form from ActiveX DLL.
I try it and I receive the error message:
Run-time error '406': Non-modal forms cannot be displayed in
this host application from an ActiveX DLL, ActiveX Control or
Property Page.
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:corvanderlinden
ID: 6996309
ActiveX DLLs can show their own forms, as out-of-process components do. Interestingly, a form coming from an in-process component is automatically placed in front of forms from its client application, so you don't need to resort to the SetForegroundWindow API function to achieve the right behavior. Depending on the client's capabilities, however, an in-process component might not be able to display nonmodal forms. For example, programs written in Visual Basic 5 or 6, all the applications in the Microsoft Office 97 suite (or later versions), and all the third-party applications that have licensed the VBA language support nonmodal forms displayed by in-process components. On the other hand, programs written with Visual Basic 4 and all the applications found in previous versions of Microsoft Office raise an error 369 when a DLL component tries to display a nonmodal form.

Visual Basic enables you to test whether a client supports nonmodal forms through the App.NonModalAllowed read-only property. Microsoft suggests that you test this property before showing a nonmodal form from within a component, and degrade gracefully by showing a modal form if necessary:

If App.NonModalAllowed Then
    frmChart.Show
Else
    frmChart.Show vbModal
End If

 

0
Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 

Author Comment

by:danyb
ID: 6996519
I already know this, my problem is that i whold like to open my form as vbModeless (or change it in runtime) and trying to do this i get the error 406.
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:DanRollins
ID: 7722415
danyb, an EE Moderator will handle this for you.
Moderator, my recommended disposition is:

    Refund points and save as a 0-pt PAQ.

DanRollins -- EE database cleanup volunteer
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
SpideyMod earned 0 total points
ID: 7780216
per recommendation

SpideyMod
Community Support Moderator @Experts Exchange
0

Featured Post

New benefit for Premium Members - Upgrade now!

Ready to get started with anonymous questions today? It's easy! Learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction While answering a recent question about filtering a custom class collection, I realized that this could be accomplished with very little code by using the ScriptControl (SC) library.  This article will introduce you to the SC library a…
This article describes how to use a set of graphical playing cards to create a Draw Poker game in Excel or VB6.
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access applic…
Show developers how to use a criteria form to limit the data that appears on an Access report. It is a common requirement that users can specify the criteria for a report at runtime. The easiest way to accomplish this is using a criteria form that a…
Suggested Courses

670 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question