Solved

How can a UserControl create another control at runtime?

Posted on 2004-08-06
3
243 Views
Last Modified: 2011-09-20
I want to instantiate a control at runtine from the code of a UserControl. This is similar to a ComboBox creating a popup list. How can I do this? Do I just call "New" and "Show"? Or do I also have to link the new control with the parent form?

thanks
0
Comment
Question by:marios
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 25

Expert Comment

by:RonaldBiemans
ID: 11734392
Dim x as new yourusercontrol
'set the properties of your usercontrol and then add them to the form controls

me.controls.add(x)
0
 
LVL 25

Accepted Solution

by:
RonaldBiemans earned 125 total points
ID: 11734558
Sorry, too hasty in reading your question.

When do you want to create your runtime control, as soon as you instanciate the usercontrol or in a method or property off  the usercontrol

the code will remain the same

dim x as new textbox
x.left = 10
x.top = 10
'etc
me.controls.add(x)
0
 

Author Comment

by:marios
ID: 11746321
I just want to create something like a ComboBox popup list. I will try the code and let you know.

thanks
0

Featured Post

Master Your Team's Linux and Cloud Stack

Come see why top tech companies like Mailchimp and Media Temple use Linux Academy to build their employee training programs.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

If you're writing a .NET application to connect to an Access .mdb database and use pre-existing queries that require parameters, you've come to the right place! Let's say the pre-existing query(qryCust) in Access takes a Date as a parameter and l…
Microsoft Reports are based on a report definition, which is an XML file that describes data and layout for the report, with a different extension. You can create a client-side report definition language (*.rdlc) file with Visual Studio, and build g…
This Micro Tutorial will give you a basic overview how to record your screen with Microsoft Expression Encoder. This program is still free and open for the public to download. This will be demonstrated using Microsoft Expression Encoder 4.
This video shows how to use Hyena, from SystemTools Software, to bulk import 100 user accounts from an external text file. View in 1080p for best video quality.

809 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question