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Scaling GUI's with Visual Studio .NET

Timbo87
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I've been doing more stuff with GUI's in .NET lately and one thing that's been bugging me is scaling GUI's. When you maximize the window, the controls don't reposition themselves. I know you can provide relative positions with code, but I was wondering if there's a way in Visual Studio .NET to make a scaling form? I've been disabling the maximize button and disabling resize, which is a hack way to prevent it, but I want to allow this functionality and keep the form looking how it should.

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Tim
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I use relative position and place everything inside tables that specify percentages...  Use a fixed width item...  Usually a pic or header/footer table to prevent the window from shrinking too much...

When the user expands it gets larger and everything spaces but prevents from shrinking too small.

Sorry no super easy solution, but with practive works well.

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Dante

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To clarify, I'm talking about WinForms.
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