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Turning on/off mousemove trapping

Posted on 2004-10-12
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I trap mouse moves on a form so a can select a range of control array textboxs. However when I use a commondialog box to open a file the mousemove event is still trapping mouse moves which causes problems when I close the Dialog Box.
Is there any way to disable the mousemove event when I open a dialog box?
 
 
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Question by:DennisKeeling
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RonaldBiemans earned 25 total points
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Hi DennisKeeling,

just use removehandler,

something like this

Private Sub ron(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.MouseEventArgs)
        MsgBox("hello")
    End Sub

AddHandler Me.MouseDown, AddressOf ron         ' to add the mousedown handler
RemoveHandler Me.MouseDown, AddressOf ron   ' to remove the mousedown handler

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by:Mike Tomlinson
Mike Tomlinson earned 25 total points
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I can't reproduce your problem:

    Private Sub Form1_MouseMove(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.MouseEventArgs) Handles MyBase.MouseMove
        Label1.Text = e.X & ", " & e.Y
    End Sub

    Private Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
        OpenFileDialog1.ShowDialog()
    End Sub

When the dialog is open, passing my mouse over the form does not result in the coordinates updating in the label.  Could you explain a little more how your app is setup?

~IM
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