How Can I call a form that it's name is on a variable

I have a table with multiple record in it. Each record, when edit, must display a diferent entry form. when I bring up the record,I placed the name of the form on a variable, but now I need to call that form.

I need something like this:

Dim lcfrm As String = "FrmMntExtVnd"  ' this will be diferent for each record
Dim frmcall As windows.form
frmcall = CType(lcfrm, windows.form)
frmcall.Show()
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Mike TomlinsonMiddle School Assistant TeacherCommented:
Use Activator.CreateInstance():

    Dim formName As String = "WindowsApplication1.FrmMntExtVnd"
    Dim frm As Form = DirectCast(Activator.CreateInstance(Type.GetType(formName)), Form)
    frm.Show()
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Mike TomlinsonMiddle School Assistant TeacherCommented:
If you don't want to have to put the "WindowsApplication1" part in there then see RonaldBiemans answer here:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Dot_Net/VB_DOT_NET/Q_21336040.html
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ofern01Author Commented:
Somehow I get an error saying a null reference on parameter not allowed. (with in the gettype()) and that I need to specify a New keyword
I tried the Ronald and worked fine. Later I will try to find out why that error when it shouldn't. I just don't have time now.
Thanks, That was great help
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