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vb6 what is a forms owner ?

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I am trying to write some code in a forms queryunload.
is the form that opened it the forms owner or can i specify the owner ?
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Question by:isnoend2001
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by:Martin Liss
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Module code:
Option Explicit

Public gstrOpenedBy As String

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Form1 code:
gstrOpenedBy = Name
Form2.Show

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Form2 code:
Private Sub Form_QueryUnload(Cancel As Integer, UnloadMode As Integer)
MsgBox "The form that opened me is " & gstrOpenedBy

End Sub

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Oh, and if you waht to do something with the form that did the opening you can do the following:

Private Sub Form_QueryUnload(Cancel As Integer, UnloadMode As Integer)

Dim frm As Form
MsgBox "The form that opened me is " & gstrOpenedBy

For Each frm In Forms
    If frm.Name = gstrOpenedBy Then
        frm.BackColor = vbRed
        Exit For
    End If
Next
End Sub

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by:isnoend2001
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thanks now i know
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