creating a procedure to do multiple things

I'm new to VB.NET and am creating an MDI application.

What I would like to do is create a procedure to accomplish a few simple tasks

the tasks that I want to complete by calling a procedure is:

        [form name]= New [form name]
        [form name].MdiParent = Me
        [form name].Show()

I want to do this because it seems pointless to write the 3 lines of code every time I want to create a new child form

thanks for the help
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appariCommented:
is this what you are looking for?

   Private Sub MenuItem3_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MenuItem3.Click
        openMyForm(New Form3)
    End Sub

   Private Sub MenuItem2_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MenuItem2.Click
        openMyForm(New Form1)
    End Sub

    Private Sub openMyForm(ByVal frm As Object)
        Dim frmNew As Form
        frmNew = frm
        frmNew.MdiParent = Me
        frmNew.Show()
    End Sub

   
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Orlando15767Author Commented:
yes exactly
thanks for the help
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