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Reflection and Forms

I am using the following code to create a form based on a key value from a toolbar, is this the correct way of doing it. I have stitched it together from various exmaples. My concern starts with the first line is this right

   Dim asm As Assembly = Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly
            Dim formObj As Type = asm.GetType("Aquarius." & e.Item.Key)
            Dim formActivator As Object = Activator.CreateInstance(formObj)
            frm = DirectCast(formActivator, Form)
            If frm.Name.Substring(0, 4) = "View" Then
                frm.MdiParent = Me
            End If
            frm.Show()
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rocky050371
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Bob LearnedCommented:
1) If it works, go with it.

2) It looks good to me.

3) I would simplify a little:

    Dim formActivator As Form = DirectCast(Activator.CreateInstance(formObj), Form)

    If frm.Name.StartsWith("View") Then

Bob
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