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Mdi form without border

Posted on 2004-04-04
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Hi
In VB, Normal form has a Borderstyle property that can set to "no border".
(When set to no border this form fill all of screen)
but One mdi form has not this property.
I want my mdi form has not border and fill all of screen.
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Question by:msalari
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by:dbrckovi
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Try this:
http://www.visualbasicforum.com/showthread.php?t=71750

I'm having dificulties copying an pasting. Everything goes to a single line in VB.
But maybe you'll have more luck.

I'm not sure if this will work with MDI forms.

According to my experience, I don't think it's possible to change MDI form border style. I mean, have you ever seen a MDI form without border (in any application)?
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BrianGEFF719 earned 50 total points
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Try this:


Private Declare Function SetWindowLong Lib "user32" Alias "SetWindowLongA" (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal nIndex As Long, ByVal dwNewLong As Long) As Long
Private Const WS_CAPTION = &HC00000
Private Const GWL_EXSTYLE = (-20)
Private Const GWL_STYLE = (-16)
Private Const WS_BORDER = &H800000
Private Declare Function SendMessage Lib "user32" Alias "SendMessageA" (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal wMsg As Long, ByVal wParam As Long, lParam As Any) As Long
Private Const WM_PAINT = &HF

Private Declare Function GetWindowLong Lib "user32" Alias "GetWindowLongA" (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal nIndex As Long) As Long


Private Sub MDIForm_Click()
    Dim wStyle As Long
    wStyle = GetWindowLong(Me.hwnd, GWL_STYLE)
    wStyle = wStyle Xor WS_CAPTION
    wStyle = wStyle Xor WS_BORDER
    SetWindowLong Me.hwnd, GWL_STYLE, wStyle
    Me.WindowState=vbMaximized
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by:BrianGEFF719
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You can move it from click() to paint() or load() if you wish.


_Brian
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by:EDDYKT
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Try this

don't know whether it works for mdi but you can pass the hwnd and try


http://www.mvps.org/vb/code/FormBdr.zip
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