How to tell if a MDIChild form is Active

Posted on 2014-10-22
Last Modified: 2014-10-22
My windows application has a MDIForm as the main form with multiple MIDChild forms. How can tell which MDIChild form is the ActiveForm? I couldn't seem to find how to determine this in the MSDN documentation.
Question by:BlakeMcKenna
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by:David L. Hansen
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The Form.MdiChildActivate event is always triggered when the MDI child form get activeated; just handle the event and you've there.
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Fernando Soto earned 500 total points
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You can use the ActiveMdiChild Property of the MDI main form.

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Thanks for your response, however, I looked on MSDN for the MDIChildActivate Event and unfortunately it wasn't very helpful. Perhaps my screenshot can explain what I'm trying to do.


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That's what I was looking for!

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by:Fernando Soto
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Not a problem BlakeMcKenna, glad to help.

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