How to show a form from a button in C# 2012?

The following code should work, but instead I get an error for the line:

frmInvoice.Show;  
Error: Only assignment, call, increment, decrement, await, and new object expressions can be used as a statement.

What am I doing wrong?

 
 private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            FormInvoice frmInvoice = new FormInvoice();
            frmInvoice.Show;       
        }

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Sheryl LandisSoftware EngineerAsked:
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SammyCommented:
Show is a method and should be called as such
Show();
private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            FormInvoice frmInvoice = new FormInvoice();
            frmInvoice.Show();       
        }

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More about the show method
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.windows.forms.form.show%28v=vs.110%29.aspx
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Sheryl LandisSoftware EngineerAuthor Commented:
That's it, thank you!
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SammyCommented:
You welcome
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it_saigeDeveloperCommented:
*No Points*

You also have an additional method called ShowDialog.  The difference is that Show does not block your code and allows for the user to move between the parent/child windows at will.  Show is perfect for scenarios where the parent/child are not codependent.

In cases where the parent is launching a child window because the child is responsible for additional logic and/or information that will be displayed later on the parent, that is when ShowDialog is beneficial.

Show vs. ShowDialog

-saige-
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