Saved dialog


is there a simple way to have a "CHANGES SAVED" message briefly appear when the save button is pressed, for example in the title of the form;

Many of the users of my app complain that there's too many MsgBox "Change saved", and that they have to press the OK button everytime.
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AndyAinscowFreelance programmer / ConsultantCommented:
This will change the form caption.

You will probably want a timer to be started and in the timer event change the form title back to whatever you want and stop the timer.  (Hint: save the value of Me.Text before changing it - so you can reset it easily)
Jacques Bourgeois (James Burger)PresidentCommented:
Personnally, I would rather use a StatusStrip control at the bottom of the form. It's not the role of the title bar to provide that type of information, its the role of a status bar.

Or maybe even better, would be to have an invisible Label ready with the proper text somewhere around the button. When the data is saved simply make the label visible for a short delay controlled by a Timer. Even if you use a StatusStrip, a Timer would also be necessary to remove the information and display something like "Ready for more..." between the saves.
Dim tt As New ToolTip With {.ToolTipIcon = ToolTipIcon.Info, .ToolTipTitle = "Hello user!"}
tt.Show("Changes saved", Me, New Point(Me.Width / 2, Me.Height / 2), 2000)

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