Why won't PerformClick() work?

I'm trying to call a form and have it automatically click a button, but for some reason PerformClick won't work...  I've attached the form's code below.
public partial class frmTempDet : Form
        public frmTempDet(string monthYear, string cycle)
            txtMonthYear.Text = monthYear;
            cbCycle.Text = cycle;
        private void btnTempDet_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)

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try putting that in the form load event instead of the constructor.

also, is there a click event tied to that button? i see the method, does the designer or do you somewhere do

btnTempDet.Click += new EventHandler......

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