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.ScaleWidth is not the same as converting .Width to pixels

Posted on 2006-07-20
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Can anyone explain the following:

?Me.ScaleMode = vbPixels
True
?Me.ScaleWidth
 289
?Me.Width / Screen.TwipsPerPixelX
 297

Why are the two 'widths in pixels' not the same?
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Question by:FartingUncle
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scalewidth if the width without including the border of your form
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by:FartingUncle
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OK - so therefore, to set the form's interior width to 200px I should use the following:

Me.Width = ((Me.Width / Screen.TwipsPerPixelX) - Me.ScaleWidth + 200) * Screen.TwipsPerPixelX
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by:Mark_FreeSoftware
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yes
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by:FartingUncle
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Good - Thank you.
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