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Disable MDI parent titlebar from child window

Posted on 2010-08-18
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I has  Form1 As MDI parent form and  Form2 as  child form. My requirment is when i click
Form2's (ChildForm)   button  should disable Form1's(parentForm) titlebar and
sametime minimize,maximize,close  button of the parent form should enable.
I not expecting   " FormBorderStyle = FormBorderStyle.None " answer
I using VS 2008 and coding in c#  VB.NET Windows application.
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Question by:RakeshBhandari
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by:Dhanasekaran Sengodan
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by:RakeshBhandari
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Sorry . I did't understand anthing from that url. Eventhough that metioned about child window.
But i asking about parent window
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by:RakeshBhandari
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Anybody answering this question ?
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by:mohd_haq
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Hi,
May be you can invoke the child form by using childform.ShowDialog() instead of Show() method. Since this will make the child form as modal, your parent mdi form will be disabled and you cannot close the parent form. Hioe this helps you.
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by:RakeshBhandari
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Hi,
     When i give   childform.ShowDialog()  this creating new childwindow. but still  old child window existing there.
My requirment is  when i click child window button some process happening . between this process dont allow user  click parent window or child window. how will do that?
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by:RakeshBhandari
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Accoring to  my code is
     mychildwindoe mychild=new mychildwindoe();
    mychild.ShowDialog()  ;
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mohd_haq earned 250 total points
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Hi,
may be you can disable the child window. this will ultimately disable the parent mdi window.

try this in your child windows button click event.

 
private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)

        {



            this.Enabled = false;



            // do something

            Thread.Sleep(3000);

            //end

        

            this.Enabled = true;

        }

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by:RakeshBhandari
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there no change. Same result only geting
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not given full answer
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