Multiple instances of a form?

Is it possibvle to have multiple instances of the same form in a project? Can I program one mdi child form so that i can call it to spawn multiple instances with different variables inside the main form? Thanks.
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User501Asked:
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ShauliConnect With a Mentor Commented:
After you create the first child form, you can do:

'assuming the child form name is Form1

Dim myForm As Form1
Set myForm = New Form1
myForm.Show


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anvCommented:
hi User501.

yes u can have multiple instances of the same form using
the above code as givn by Shauli...

but when u say with different varaibles..what exactly u mean..

if u mean that the variables should store separate values for all instances.. then yes they will..

and if u mean u want to run different code depending on the instance or value passed while opening a form...then for that u can take a variable say OpenArgs.. depending on the value of this variable u can call ur code..

like
frm.OpenArgs = "1"
frm.show
in the form load of form1 wriet the following code

Select case OpenArgs
 case "1": 'do something
 Case "2"" Do Something
and so on..
end select
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RejojohnyCommented:
u cannot have multiple instances of a mdi form .. but u can have multilpe instances of a normal form using the example that shauli menions above
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redfordbConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Remember that once you are finished with the form you need to free the memory that it was using.
ie Set myform = nothing.
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