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change form starting position

Posted on 2003-11-28
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i know this question is easy but i cant figure it out
all i want to do is when i start the application it will start were i tell
it to in an X,Y point say 554,312 or something like that
please help thank u
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JDuncan earned 80 total points
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Just set Form1.Left,Form1.Top to new coordinates in the FormShow or FormCreate event.
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you can use registry, if you would like or ini
or also you can ClientOrigin property of the form.

anyway, check these examples:
http://greatis.com/delphi/forms-setposition.html
http://www.webtechcorp.com/web-developer-training-delphi-tip-7.htm
http://kanadepro.com/delphistuff/sampcode.mv?listTipsScreen+6#15

full code written

hope it helped ...
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Just set Form1.Left,Form1.Top to new coordinates in the FormShow or FormCreate event.
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if the user's display resolution has changed then the form will be in bad postion
you should read the 3rd link above
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by:sftweng
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Why not position it at design time and set Form1.Position to poDesigned?
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JDuncan u did it
thank u every one for your help iam very pleased with ur ansewers
and i would give u all the points JDuncan for getting exactly what iwant to do thanks again and to u all
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