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How can I close the opened form programmatically?

Posted on 2006-11-21
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How can I close the opened form programmatically?

Here is what i do

Public class Form1

Dim frm as form2


Private sub ShowForm()

for ctr as integer = 0 to 5

frm = new form2

frm.text = "opened " & ctr

frm.show

next

End Sub



end class




Now, how can I close the form that has the text (caption) = "opened 3" when I click the button on form1?
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Question by:JackOfPH
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you want to keep references to the forms that you create, say put them in an arraylist



Public class Form1


dim ChildForms as arraylist


Private sub ShowForm()

childforms = new arraylist
for ctr as integer = 0 to 5

dim frm as new form2
childforms.add(frm)
frm.text = "opened " & ctr

frm.show

next

End Sub

end class

now you can look through childforms and find the form that you want.
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by:JackOfPH
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How?

Sorry, I am new to vb.net... :)
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by:JackOfPH
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>>now you can look through childforms and find the form that you want.

How can I do this? Can you rpovide me with some sample code?
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by:JackOfPH
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Got it....
Thanks....

Dim temp As Object
        For ctr As Integer = 0 To ChildForms.Count - 1

            temp = ChildForms.Item(ctr)
            If temp.text = "opened 3" Then
                temp.close()
            End If
        Next
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by:Solar_Flare
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yep that will do it,

you can also use a for each loop

 For each f as Form2 in childforms
   if f.text = "opened 3" then f.close()
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