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Can you load a form from a different project in Multiple Project Groups

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Is it possible at all to load a form in a project, so that if you had a shared project that contained all the forms that were used by all the other projects
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by:PaulHews
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Yeah, we do that all the time.  The trick is to come up with a sensible method of storing shared forms perhaps keep them in their own folder.  Then just add them to your project to use them.  Keep them as generic as possible and don't reference global variables or other forms unless you plan on having *those* present in every project as well.
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by:Matthew Tandy
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No i mean load a from from another project within the current project

Project Group
+Project 1
++Form 1
+Project 2
++Form 2

Is it possible to load the forms from project 1 from project 2?
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Hmmm.  You could acheive this with an active x dll or exe, but it can be fairly complicated.  What you would be doing would be calling methods that in turn call the required form in the component.  There are some issues with the way VB displays these forms, and it is an excercise in complexity to make everything behave the way you want it.  When you do manage to load the forms, you have to consider how you will expose the information back to the calling project--more complexity.
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Question was answered, but maybe user was expecting something more for the 200 points.  Unfortunately nothing more was possible to suggest.  If user wanted more information, he certainly wasn't asking for it.
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If the user would be ok with a reduction of points, I would be happier with that than deletion.
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there you go mate
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