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MDI Forms and C#

Posted on 2006-10-24
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I'm sure this is a very very simple question.  How do you set up a MDI Form with child forms contained in the Parent?  I set up the MDI, but all of the child forms can be moved outside of the MDI.

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jocasio
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by:Éric Moreau
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Hi jocasio123,

In VB.Net, we do this:
            Dim f As New fClientUHMS
            f.MdiParent = Me
            f.Show()

It should be much the same in C#.

Cheers!
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Mike Tomlinson earned 25 total points
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C# equivalent of emoreau's post:

    SomeChildForm f = new SomeChildForm();
    f.MdiParent = this;
    f.Show();
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by:Juan Ocasio
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Can this be done through the IDE?  In 6.0 (VB) you could set the child prop to True.  Is there a property similar?
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by:Mike Tomlinson
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Nope...it's done at run-time.
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by:Éric Moreau
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>>In 6.0 (VB) you could set the child prop to True.

In VB6, you were deciding at design time if the form was to be child or not.

Now in .Net, this setting is only available at runtime and this is a good thing. You can decide if a form will be a child or not depending on some other condition. For example, experienced users prefers non-MDI windows.
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by:Juan Ocasio
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Thanks..Will investigate your suggestions
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