Solved

MDI Forms :: Working from Parent to Child

Posted on 2004-10-20
5
820 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-24
Some in detail explained three ways to work from child to parent, I was wondering if someone could explain to me in similar detail how to work from parent to child?

this is what was given to me for child to parent:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Dot_Net/VB_DOT_NET/Q_21174265.html

thank you.
0
Comment
Question by:addicktz
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 25

Accepted Solution

by:
RonaldBiemans earned 500 total points
ID: 12359900
Well the first method would be when you instanciate the child

dim fchild as new child1
fchild.label1.text = "hello"
fchild.datagrid1.datasource = ds.tables(0)
 etc..
fchild.show


if the child is already loaded

you could use the mdichildren property

something like

for each x as form in me.mdichildren
   if x.name = "yourchildformname"
       ctype(x,yourchildformname).label1.text = "hallo"
       ctype(x,yourchildformname).datagrid1.datasource = ds.tables(0)
   endif
next

or you could define the child form global in the form then you could use in anywhere in your parent form

0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:addicktz
ID: 12362196
what about from child to child ?
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:addicktz
ID: 12362302
       Dim mdiParen As mdiParents = CType(Me.MdiParent, mdiParents)
        mdiParen.ondata(dt)

why does this not work ?
0
 
LVL 85

Expert Comment

by:Mike Tomlinson
ID: 12362561
In what context is your last post used?  What is ondata() and dt?

~IM
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:addicktz
ID: 12362938
ya, i just got it to work like two seconds ago, it was newdcc.parent instead of .mdiparent thanks =)
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

This tutorial demonstrates one way to create an application that runs without any Forms but still has a GUI presence via an Icon in the System Tray. The magic lies in Inheriting from the ApplicationContext Class and passing that to Application.Ru…
1.0 - Introduction Converting Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6) to Visual Basic 2008+ (VB.NET). If ever there was a subject full of murkiness and bad decisions, it is this one!   The first problem seems to be that people considering this task of converting…
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…

679 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