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VS6 - How do I show a form when I only have its name as a string?

Posted on 2008-10-28
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Hi Experts,

I have a variable that holds a string value of a name of one of the forms I have in VB6 project.

I need to show this form, by using the string value of the variable. Is that possible?

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Example:
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Dim X as String
X= "Form1"

I need something like X.show or Forms(X).show



Thanks in advance!
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Question by:feesu
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Jupiler78 earned 500 total points
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Hello feesu,

try this:
Dim frm As Form
Dim X as String

x = "Form1"
Set frm = Forms.Add x
frm.Show

Regards,

Jupiler78
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by:feesu
ID: 22820401
Hello Jupiler,

I get an error on the line:

Set frm = Forms.Add x

Error: Expected end of statement
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by:feesu
ID: 22820446
Jupiler,

This solved it:

Set frm = Forms.Add(x)

Thanks!
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by:Jupiler78
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feesu,

that is right, my fault. :)
glad you found it.
good luck.

Jupiler78
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