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Is there a way to have only a minimize button in a C# application, without the close button?

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Nebulus_ earned 60 total points
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I don't know to be a standard way to do this but you can disable close button like this:

private void MainForm_Closing(object sender, System.ComponentModel.CancelEventArgs e) {
  e.Cancel = true;
}

or you can set FormBorderStyle to FormBorderStyle.None and to draw your titlebar and borders what you need.
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by:AvonWyss
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No, Windows does not support this combination. What you can have are grayed out (inactive) maximize and close buttons.
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