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Posted on 2007-03-22
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I have a user control with  one container panel and two panel inside it  and the bottom panel contains buttons,
My code look like this..
  Me.Panel1 = New System.Windows.Forms.Panel
        Me.Panel2 = New System.Windows.Forms.Panel
        Me.Label3 = New System.Windows.Forms.Label
        Me.Label4 = New System.Windows.Forms.Label
        Me.Label5 = New System.Windows.Forms.Label
        Me.Button1 = New System.Windows.Forms.Button
        Me.Button2 = New System.Windows.Forms.Button
        Me.Button3 = New System.Windows.Forms.Button
        Me.Panel3 = New System.Windows.Forms.Panel
        Me.Panel1.SuspendLayout()
        Me.Panel2.SuspendLayout()
        Me.SuspendLayout()
        '
        'Panel1
        '
        Me.Panel1.AutoSize = True
        Me.Panel1.Controls.Add(Me.Panel3)
        Me.Panel1.Controls.Add(Me.Panel2)
        Me.Panel1.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(0, 3)
        Me.Panel1.Name = "Panel1"
        Me.Panel1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(719, 552)
        Me.Panel1.TabIndex = 0
        '
        'Panel2
        '
        Me.Panel2.AutoSize = True
        Me.Panel2.BackColor = System.Drawing.Color.Red
        Me.Panel2.Controls.Add(Me.Button3)
        Me.Panel2.Controls.Add(Me.Button2)
        Me.Panel2.Controls.Add(Me.Button1)
        Me.Panel2.Controls.Add(Me.Label5)
        Me.Panel2.Controls.Add(Me.Label4)
        Me.Panel2.Controls.Add(Me.Label3)
        Me.Panel2.Dock = System.Windows.Forms.DockStyle.Bottom
        Me.Panel2.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(0, 511)
        Me.Panel2.Name = "Panel2"
        Me.Panel2.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(719, 41)
        Me.Panel2.TabIndex = 0
        '
        'Label3
        '
        Me.Label3.AutoSize = True
        Me.Label3.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(25, 15)
        Me.Label3.Name = "Label3"
        Me.Label3.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(39, 13)
        Me.Label3.TabIndex = 0
        Me.Label3.Text = "Label3"
        '
        'Label4
        '
        Me.Label4.AutoSize = True
        Me.Label4.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(83, 15)
        Me.Label4.Name = "Label4"
        Me.Label4.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(39, 13)
        Me.Label4.TabIndex = 1
        Me.Label4.Text = "Label4"
        '
        'Label5
        '
        Me.Label5.AutoSize = True
        Me.Label5.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(156, 15)
        Me.Label5.Name = "Label5"
        Me.Label5.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(39, 13)
        Me.Label5.TabIndex = 2
        Me.Label5.Text = "Label5"
        '
        'Button1
        '
        Me.Button1.Anchor = CType((System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Top Or System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Right), System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles)
        Me.Button1.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(419, 15)
        Me.Button1.Name = "Button1"
        Me.Button1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(75, 23)
        Me.Button1.TabIndex = 3
        Me.Button1.Text = "Button1"
        Me.Button1.UseVisualStyleBackColor = True
        '
        'Button2
        '
        Me.Button2.Anchor = CType((System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Top Or System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Right), System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles)
        Me.Button2.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(533, 15)
        Me.Button2.Name = "Button2"
        Me.Button2.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(75, 23)
        Me.Button2.TabIndex = 4
        Me.Button2.Text = "Button2"
        Me.Button2.UseVisualStyleBackColor = True
        '
        'Button3
        '
        Me.Button3.Anchor = CType((System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Top Or System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Right), System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles)
        Me.Button3.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(632, 15)
        Me.Button3.Name = "Button3"
        Me.Button3.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(75, 23)
        Me.Button3.TabIndex = 2
        Me.Button3.Text = "Button3"
        Me.Button3.UseVisualStyleBackColor = True
        '
        'Panel3
        '
        Me.Panel3.AutoSize = True
        Me.Panel3.Dock = System.Windows.Forms.DockStyle.Fill
        Me.Panel3.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(0, 0)
        Me.Panel3.Name = "Panel3"
        Me.Panel3.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(719, 511)
        Me.Panel3.TabIndex = 1
        '
        'UserControl4
        '
        Me.AutoScaleDimensions = New System.Drawing.SizeF(6.0!, 13.0!)
        Me.AutoScaleMode = System.Windows.Forms.AutoScaleMode.Font
        Me.AutoSize = True
        Me.Controls.Add(Me.Panel1)
        Me.Name = "UserControl4"
        Me.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(722, 558)
        Me.Panel1.ResumeLayout(False)
        Me.Panel1.PerformLayout()
        Me.Panel2.ResumeLayout(False)
        Me.Panel2.PerformLayout()
        Me.ResumeLayout(False)
        Me.PerformLayout()

    End Sub
    Friend WithEvents Panel1 As System.Windows.Forms.Panel
    Friend WithEvents Panel2 As System.Windows.Forms.Panel
    Friend WithEvents Button3 As System.Windows.Forms.Button
    Friend WithEvents Button2 As System.Windows.Forms.Button
    Friend WithEvents Button1 As System.Windows.Forms.Button
    Friend WithEvents Label5 As System.Windows.Forms.Label
    Friend WithEvents Label4 As System.Windows.Forms.Label
    Friend WithEvents Label3 As System.Windows.Forms.Label
    Friend WithEvents Panel3 As System.Windows.Forms.Panel

but when I resize the form containing only this control,  those button sand panels doesn't align correctly,
Thank you
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by:Mike Tomlinson
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So everything is contained by Panel1 right?

Set the Dock() property of Panel1 to Fill so that it changes size with the UserControl...
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by:tengu77
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Even if I say dock  property to fill, When I resize,(minimize) these buttons overlap with the labels on the right.... I like to see All the labels as well as button when screen minimized

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Please define what you mean by "minimized"...it's a USERCONTROL right?...
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by:tengu77
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I did addthis user control to a form and then minimize the form and then I like to resize to even smaller,
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by:Mike Tomlinson
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A minimized form isn't visible...what is the point of resizing your UserControl if the form is not even visible?

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by:tengu77
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I resolved it my self - I setthe form.minimimsize = size so that it cannot be minimized less than certain size.. an dmake sure my  buttons are at the right location.
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Mike Tomlinson earned 500 total points
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"so that it cannot be minimized less than certain size.. "

That should read "so that it be cannot resized less than a certain size".

A MINIMIZED form is something completely different.

So basically this problem was a failure to communicate what you were after because of the wrong terminology being used...   =\

In this picture, the cursor arrow is over the Minimize button:
http://webinstituteforteachers.org/2003/modules/compbasics/images/MWinMin1.jpg

In this picture, all the forms have been Minimized to the TaskBar:
http://www.minimize-to-tray.com/it_ss5.gif
Notice that the MINIMIZED forms are NOT visible on the Desktop.

Anyways, glad you found a solution to your problem.  =)
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by:Mike Tomlinson
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See this link:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/winui/winui/windowsuserinterface/windowing/windows/windowfeatures.asp

    "A minimized window is a window that has the WS_MINIMIZE style. By default, the system reduces a minimized window to the size of its taskbar button and moves the minimized window to the taskbar."
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Very Goood, Thank you..
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hi Moderator.. I need help in awarding points here..
Thank you
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