troubleshooting Question

Passing Variable from one form to another and opening pdf file

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FordraidersFlag for United States of America asked on
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vb.net 2003

2 forms

"form1" =  with tab control(using Tab4)
"cboAdobeFiles" - combobox   this contains a list of pdf  files...
I have code loading the pdf file names ok

Command Button =   "cmdOpAdobe"

code for command button
ShowForm3()


Public f3 As FormAdobe
Public Sub ShowForm3()
        If f3 Is Nothing Then
            f3 = New FormAdobe
            AddHandler f3.Closed, AddressOf f3_Closed
            f3.Show()
        End If
        f3.BringToFront()
    End Sub




When I press this button I'am opening a form called "formAdobe"

I have an ActiveXcontrol for Adobe on this form.
"formAdobe"  =  -- has an activexcontrol called  "AxPdf1"


Pdfs are stored in dir "C:\PdfPages"

What I need:
After I select an Item in the listbox on Form1

I press the command button and it opens "formAdobe"

A NEED A variable passing the listbox selection so the
source for the "AxPdf1" is set to the path specified with the listbox(variable).


In the load event of  "formAdobe"  I'am trying to set the source of the activeXcontrol from the value in the comboxbox on form1


Private Sub FormAdobe_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
        ' Me.AxPdf1.LoadFile("C:\PROGRAM FILES\PDFPAGES\00010.PDF")
        ' Me.AxPdf1.LoadFile()
    End Sub


My problem is passing the variable from form1   to FormAdobe ?


Thanks
fordraiders

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