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MDI Model problems

Posted on 2003-12-04
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Hi ,
I have a MDIForm and some MDIChild forms ,
my problem is: when my MDIForm (Main form) load , all of my MDIChild forms load together
and also when i close a MDIChild form , that form only will minimize
plz help

Thanx
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Question by:khafancoder
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Goto Project->Options... Menu, swith to the "Forms" tab page, there are two panels: Auto-create forms and Available forms.
Auto-created forms are created automatically when the project starts, move them to the other panel and they won't be auto-created(but leave your MDI Form to keep your project at least has one main form) . And then, when you want to load the Child forms, use the code like this format:
    ChildForm1 := TChildForm1.Create(Application);

And besure to free your form like below when it close( or it will only be minimized ), in the FormClose event:

  Action := caFree;
  ChildForm1 := nil;
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by:friendkey
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MDIChild forms cannot be hidden.
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