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Hi,
I have a form1 in which i have created a button , when u click the button in form1 it should generate a form2 getting few parameter from form1 and do few claculations .Apart from these the form2 also has two buttons ,few standard data and decorations.I need to create this form by writing Vb script .Since i've just started vb can anyone help me to proceed with this issue.
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by:Belfry
ID: 8023784
you can create new forms by using "new" keyword. as follows:

dim frm2
set frm2=new form1
'you can use tag to distinguish form2 from form1 because the outlook and behavior of form2 is exactly same as form1

frm2.tag="form2"
'show the newly created form
frm2.show

then in any sub, respond according to the tag value, e.g:

Private Sub Form_KeyDown(KeyCode As Integer, Shift As Integer)
if me.tag="form2" then
  'execute code for form2
else
  'execute code for form1
end if

good luck!
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by:earlnoli
ID: 8023834
you cited you need to use VBSCRIPT... but i assume you just mean VB code...

' ************ in form1 *****************
Private Sub Command1_Click

  'we will write in Caption of Form2 the sum of the passed parameters

  Dim frm as new Form2
  Dim i as Integer, j as Integer

  frm.A_Setup(i,j)
  frm.Show vbModal

  set frm = nothing
End Sub


'******************in form2 **************

Public Sub A_Setup(Num1 as Integer, Num2 as Integer)

  Me.Caption = Cstr(Num1 + Num2)

end Sub
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by:sazhagianambi
ID: 8024566
Hi,

In Vb You Want To Do Some Calcualtions in Form2 also, then There Is No Way Using the Above Comments. So In Design Time Itself You Just add One More Form. By default its Name is Form2.

Write Function in Form2 as Follows,
Function cal(i As Integer)
    MsgBox i
End Function

assume u have coomand1 in Form1

public sub command1_click()
   call cal(10)
end sub

I Hope This will be HelpFul


Regards,
Nambi
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by:brookd
ID: 8029075
So you want to pass variables between forms...

I tried earlnoli's code ,.. couldn't get it to work...

the only way I've been able to do it is by loading
controls within form one with the data you want to preserve and then loading the new form modally (I think)  
and getting the values from the still open form.

form1, form2

form2.button.caption=form1.label1.tag

??????????????????

David
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