Help with prevenyt users from draging Windows Form


How do you prevent users from draging a Winfows Form using VB.NET, I tried the lock property bu it doesn't work?


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What do you mean, you want to stop them from being able to move the form?
If so, can I ask why?  That would irritate most users to no end.

If that is what you're after, you'd have to either:
1) Set the FormBorderStyle to None, which removes all the minimize / maximize / close buttons
2) Set a lot of custom code to stop the movement if you need the win frame to still be active.

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vcharlesAuthor Commented:

Form2 is centerd on top of Form1, would like to prevent users from moving Form2, best approach would be a Parent and child Form combination, but this approach should also work.

Jacques Bourgeois (James Burger)PresidentCommented:
Form2 could be created as a UserControl.

You add a UserControl to your project, copy the controls that you have on Form2 on that UserControl, then copy the code, that might need a few adjustments because a UserControl does not have all the events of a Form.

Once compiled, the UserControl will show in the ToolBox. You can put it on Form1 as you do with any other control. Simply play with its visible property to show it or hide it. It will stay in place, even if the user moves Form1.
vcharlesAuthor Commented:
Thank you.
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