Cannot size Access Dialog Form

I have a problem I cannot figure out. I have done this hundreds of times and never had a problem.

I create a form. I set the Border Style to "Sizable" and open the form. Then I adjust it to the size I want and close the form, saving it. Then, in design view, I change the Border Style to "Dialog". When I reopen the form, it is making the height approx 2 inches taller. I cannot get it to stay at the size I set it when in Sizable. This has never happened before.

Here is some additional information:

Auto resize Yes
Auto center Yes
Border size Sizeable

Then I manually set the size of the form when it is opened, then shut it down

Then changed the settings to

Auto resize Yes
Auto center Yes
Border size Dialog

Size does not stay.

I have look at everything I can think of and cannot find a reason for it to be changing size.

Any ideas?
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Eric ShermanAccountant/DeveloperCommented:
Set Auto resize to No.


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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft Access MVP)Database Architect / Systems AnalystCommented:
In the Form Load event, use the Form Move method to position the Form exactly where you want it.
And in this case,  set but Auto resize and Auto center to No

DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft Access MVP)Database Architect / Systems AnalystCommented:
Values are in Twips .... 1440 Twips/Inch

Private Sub Form_Load()
    Move Left:=1440 * 1, Top:=1440 * 1, Width:=1440 * 5, Height:=1440 * 6
End Sub

Position is 1 inch from Top and Left, and Form is 5 W x 6 H
GenesisTechAuthor Commented:
Thanks ET.

Strange because I do not ever remember needing to do that, BUT, when I changed it to no, it left the form at the size that I set it to.
I even tested it both ways and sure enough, it changes the size when Auto Resize is set to true.

Thanks again!
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