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How to dock the VBA controls toolbox?

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I use two monitors as an expanded desktop at work. The main monitor I use to keep an eye on various applications, while the second monitor I use to work on projects.  When I am working on a userform for Excel 2010, the controls toolbox keeps appearing on my main monitor.  Is there a way to dock the tool box or, at least, lock it to a specific location on my userform pane?
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zepold,

In the VB Editor the ToolBox can be hidden by going to View and clicking on the ToolBox option.

Patrick
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Sorry, that's not what I meant.  I am using the toolbox while working on my project, but everytime I click on the userform, the toolbox appears on my main monitor.  I want it to appear on the monitor where I have the VBA editor, which is my secondary screen.  It's just a matter of convenience and aesthetics and not a functional necessity.  

Thanks,

zepold
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zepold,

To hide it, just click the ToolBox icon in the standard toobar in the VBEditor.

Patrick
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zepold,

I've never worked on a two monitor setup so I have no idea how it's controlled.

Patrick
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Rory Archibald earned 250 total points
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You can't dock it, but does it not remember the position you move it to?
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rorya,

No, it always goes back to its original position, no matter where I move it to.

zepold
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No solution was given for my problem, but my question was answered.
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