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DRAG CONTROL SMOOTHLY AT DESIGN TIME

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Hi All,

I create a form and I want to drag a control that space between control could be moved smoothly and as close as possible between controls.

How could I do it ?

Thank you.
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Question by:emi_sastra
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by:käµfm³d 👽
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Are you saying you would like to turn off the "snap-to" functionality--at least briefly?
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by:emi_sastra
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Hi kaufmed,

I want to do it at design time :

ControlA

ControlB

I want it to be :
ControlA
ControlB

It is hard to use drag controlB to close to controlA at design time. I have to use location property to set it.

Is there any other to set it ?

Thank you.
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Mike Tomlinson earned 1000 total points
ID: 37713065
With the control selected, simply use the arrow keys to move it around.
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by:käµfm³d 👽
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You can hold down the "Alt" key while dragging and it should negate the snap-to functionality until you release the key.
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by:emi_sastra
ID: 37713080
Hi Idle_Mind,

Yes, it works.
I wonder any other way to set the drag smoothly ?

Thank you.
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by:emi_sastra
ID: 37713092
Hi kaufmed,

Yes, it works also.

Thank you.
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by:emi_sastra
ID: 37713096
Hi All,

Thank you very much for your help.
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ID: 37713237
Select both controls.

In the toolbar, you have a series of buttons that help you to work with controls placement. If it does not show, activate View...Toolbars...Layout.

There is a button toward the middle to Remove Horizontal Spacing, and another one, a little more to the right to Remove Vertical Spacing.
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by:emi_sastra
ID: 37713520
Hi JamesBurger,

Great. You should be regarded a point.

Thank you very much for your help.
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by:emi_sastra
ID: 37713522
Hi JamesBurger,

Please see my new question regarding this post.
I will provide you points for your answer.

Thank you.
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