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How can I make the menu accessible to other form?

Posted on 2006-06-29
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I am a new bee in vb.net... so please bear with me...

I have a MDI form...

I have menu named New... when I clicked on the New menu, form2 will show then the menu will disabled...  now how can I make the menu enabled when form2 closed?

can you provide me with code please?
Jack
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Use events to notify the Parent that a Child From has closed
Here's how
you must be doing something like this on the MDI form to open a new child form

Dim F as New form2
F.MDIParent = me
F.Show

now add an event hadler as well

Dim F as New form2
F.MDIParent = me
AddHandler F.FormClosing, AddressOf ChildClosing
F.Show

then have a function in MDI

    Private Sub ChildClosing(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As Windows.Forms.FormClosingEventArgs)
        yourMenuItem.Enabled=True
    End Sub
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will try your suggestion...
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Thank you for helping me... I appreciate it really...

Jack
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