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Enable/Disable Forms

I have a situation:
I am opening a form(FormA) ,and without closing it ,I want to open another form (FormB).
And until I not finished with FormB ,I can't return to
FormA.(Disable to set focus on it)
I am writing:

   FormA.Show
      .
      .
      .
   FormB.Show
   FormA.Enable=False (On Loading FormB)
      .
      .
 
   FormA.Enable=True (On Unloading FormB)
And its' working .
But if I have a main MDIForm it's
not working like I want (when I click on FormA ,VB set
focus on it)
What can I do ,that it will work like without MDI form ?  

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Vlad77
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Vlad77
1 Solution
 
rspahitzCommented:
You can make the shown form modal to prevent access to the calling form until the called form finishes:

'Form1
Form2.Show vbModal
' more code that won't get executed until Form2 unloads...
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PaulHewsCommented:
MDI Forms are not designed to operate like this.  If you want your application to only activate one form at a time, you can use normal forms and do this:

(From FormA)

FormB.Show vbModal

This will load and display formb, and the user will not be able to use form A until FormB is at least hidden (or unloaded which is usually better in this kind of application.)
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