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Can I close the Form , the Open it again automatically
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Question by:Ahmadal_najjar2003
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by:Jeff Certain
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The form, or the whole application?
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by:Jorge Paulino
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Hi Ahmadal_najjar2003,

If it's all aplication you can use Application.Restart() or is the form ?
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by:Ahmadal_najjar2003
ID: 21833337
Just the Form which I'm Using .
BillMaster.VB
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by:Ahmadal_najjar2003
ID: 21833371
The Goal is , to refresh all text , Comboboxes ,, so on. As I loaded for first time.
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by:Priest04
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Why dont you create some Reset() procedure that will set all controls to default values?

Goran
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by:Ahmadal_najjar2003
ID: 21833433
Thats Right , I always do that. But I wish to find another easy way. Otherwise I will use Old way.
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by:cwickens
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Try this:
<asp:Button Text="Reset Form" id="btnReset" runat="server" />


In your code behind page write this:

Private Sub btnReset_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles btnReset.Click
Me.Server.Transfer("myPage.aspx")
End Sub
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by:Ahmadal_najjar2003
ID: 21833579
Sorry , I'm working with WIndows Application
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by:Priest04
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There isnt any other way.

Goran
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by:Mike Tomlinson
ID: 21833708
Other than this:

    Dim bm As New BillMaster
    bm.Show()
    Me.Close()

There isn't any other way to do it...
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by:Jorge Paulino
ID: 21833774
Even if it's possibl,e is not nice to do it because it takes more time then a refresh (it as to dispose the form and load it) and  it's not nice to the user (that see the flash closing and openning).
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by:Ahmadal_najjar2003
ID: 21833837
like this it works

Dim bm As New BillMaster
        Me.Close()
        bm.ShowDialog()

it seems as you open new bill , as manual do.
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by:Mike Tomlinson
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What version VB you using?
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by:Ahmadal_najjar2003
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vb 2008
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by:Priest04
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If its a modal doalog, then yes, you could do it like that, altough It is not the best way,, since you dont know how many times would you refresh it. So you would need to do something like this


bool refresh = true;

while (refresh)
{
    BillMaster frm = new BillMaster();
    frm.ShowDialog();

    refresh = frm.ReloadForm;
}

Where ReloadForm is the public property of BillMaster, and which you would set to true/false, depending weather you want to reload form after you close it.


But showing form as modal is often not very proffesional, and leaves user with less possibilities, and you should think weather you should make it less professional, in order to make your coding easier.
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by:Mike Tomlinson
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I assume ShowDialog() is to keep the application from closing?

If so, click on Project --> Properties, then change the "Shutdown Mode" dropdown to "When last form closes".

Then you can it like I showed before:

    Dim bm As New BillMaster
    bm.Show()
    Me.Close()

...and the application will NOT close on you.  =)
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Ahmadal_najjar2003 earned 0 total points
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Really I have 2 great solutions , each with its own case
 
First If my Form will be opend as showdialog , solution of Priest04 is the one
and if my form as show() , Idle_Mind is the one .

Thanks for all .
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by:Ahmadal_najjar2003
ID: 21834535
I also want to thank jpaulino because he give me new info (Application.Restart())

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