How do I copy a form from one vb.net solution to another

I need to copy forms from a production project to a new development project. The forms are changing and I do not want to touch the existing proejcts. I tried opening the code but cannot seem to get the form in design mode into the new project.
JanFosterAsked:
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Hawkvalley1Commented:
You can right click on the project in the new solution and add existing item -> and browse to it. Or if you like a group of forms consider extracting as a template -> file -> export template (which will guide you thru the process). Your new template will be there when you select new project, now you can make a slightly diff version without messing up the original.

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_Katka_Commented:
Hi,

1) click on solution (target) in solution explorer
2) press Add existing project,
3) it will add this project so when you modify it either of solution it will change for both

or just copy those form files (designer, resource, and code) for each form
and do 1-3) but for those copied files.

regards,
Kate

AshokSr. Software EngineerCommented:
Let's say your Form's name is Form1

Copy Form1.vb, Form1.resx & Form1.Designer.vb
from one project
to
another project folder (in same folder where you have other form code for this project).

Then open the project in VS
Right click on Solution name and Select Add -> Existing Item

Select Form1.vb

This should add all files necessary.

HTH
Ashok
AshokSr. Software EngineerCommented:
Make sure Form1 does not exist in the project/solution you are trying to copy to.

Ashok
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