Adding Picture / Picture box to MDI Form

Posted on 2008-10-24
Last Modified: 2013-12-26
how can i add picture on MDI form.
i added Picture box to MDI form with the same height as that of form, placed a picture on.
but then, i was not able to access other MDI Child forms at run time, they were opened but not visible.

Please help.
Question by:sctt_tiger
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Expert Comment

ID: 22795676
select the picture control and send it to the back - the other controls will then sit on top of it and be available.

Author Comment

ID: 22802377

How ? is there any property setting for this ?
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Accepted Solution

Shiju Sasidharan earned 100 total points
ID: 22815427
Private Sub MDIForm_Load()
    Me.Picture = LoadPicture("C:\Yourpic.bmp")
End Sub

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Author Comment

ID: 22819680
Thanks for your reply,  But, my question is not on how to load a picture in a picture box.
Please, read the original question again.
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Expert Comment

ID: 22819950
I have not got VB6 installed on any pcs anymore.
From memory it was to drag the picture box out and then right click on it.  Select 'group' from the menu and select send to back
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Expert Comment

by:Shiju Sasidharan
ID: 22821563
You can not change the position of picture box placed in a MDI from.
Child forms will always be below the picture box you placed.
Alternative is set a big picture to the MDI background
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Expert Comment

by:Shiju Sasidharan
ID: 22821577
Picture boxes placed will always be docked to top of the MDI
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Expert Comment

by:Shiju Sasidharan
ID: 22821677
Sorry you can dock picture box to
Align Top,Align Bottom, Align Left and Align Right
Even then the child form will be behind the picture box

Author Comment

ID: 22855176
still waiting for a good reply.

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