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VB 2005: Object cannot be moved around on Splash Screen

Posted on 2008-10-11
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Dear experts:

Hi again!

On VB 2005 Splash screen, I dragged and dropped a combo object and a label. Both of them are placed at the top of the screen. I tried to drag and move them down. But they came down. But instantly they returned back to the top.

Thanks a lot!
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by:duta
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Now I cannot even drag and drop a new object.  The cursor changes to a cross, and then changes to a circle with a straight line dissecting the circle when I tried to drag the cursor on the splash screen.

Thanks!
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by:Jorge Paulino
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Have you the application running ? Check if you have the application on stop mode.
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It has already been on stop mode.

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by:Jorge Paulino
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If you're project is running you can drag the controls on the form but when you leave them, they go back to their original position. It this what's happening to you ?
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by:duta
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I am trying to put ComboBox on Splash Screen.

To create a splash screen, go to Project menu > Add Item > select "Splash Screen."


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Project > add item
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Jorge Paulino earned 2000 total points
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That's because the build-in Splash Screen form uses a Table Layout Panel and you can have only one control for each cell. Add more columns or rows and add that combobox to the new cells.
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Thank you so much for so kindly and patiently helping me out.

duta
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Glad I could help!
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