VB.NET - Maximum Length of Form

Ok...here's a chance for someone to pick up some easy points....I have a standard form nothing special here, but my problem is that the form length (or height) is maxed out in design view. I am needing to create a very long form with a scrollbar. (when I say long I mean very long!!).  It's not an option for me to use a tab control and try to shorten the length..etc...  I need a form longer than what vb is allowing me to drag it at in design view.   So my question is...is there a maximum length...I can't imaging there would be with scrollbar capabilites...so my next question is how do I increase the length, if I can no longer drag the boundaries of the form down any more??

Hopefully this is easy points for someone!
Thanks
careyadkinsAsked:
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Bob LearnedCommented:
The maximum height of the form depends on the screen resolution.  In my VB6 days, I found that forms with border style None would let you increase that beyond the limit, but I haven't found that to be the case with VB.NET.
careyadkinsAuthor Commented:
Typically in Access, if I build a form with a 1024x768 resolution then switch to 800x600 is will just add scrollbars as will vb.  Are you saying that with vb.net there is a limit in the length of a form?  (Seems like the scrollbars wuold allow for an unlimited length)....
Bob LearnedCommented:
You might try adding a Panel to the form.  It appears that with AutoScroll = True with the Panel control, that it will let the control's position go beyond the working area for the form.

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careyadkinsAuthor Commented:
You'd think vb.net wouldn't requrie a work around like this for something that seems so basic, but it works great usig a panel to increase the size to the desired length.....so thanks for the help!!

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