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Old June 13th, 2003, 08:33 AM
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Default Modal Form Sizing Woes

I have a form where the MODAL and POP-UP properties are set to YES. The form's BORDER STYLE property is also set to DIALOG. Here's the annoying part...

When I first create and size the form, everything works great. However, if I later resize the form to make room for other form elements, when the form opens it insists on reverting back to its original (smaller) size.

Attemps to correct this have included:
  • setting the form's AUTO RESIZE property to NO.
  • setting the form's BORDER STYLE property to SIZABLE in design view, opening the form and then manually resizing the form in form view, then going back to design view and changing the BORDER STYLE back to DIALOG
  • setting the form's HEIGHT and WIDTH properties with code in the form's ON OPEN event
None of these have any effect. Eventually, the form will stay put, but only after countless resettings. Any ideas why it won't take the first time? :(


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Old June 13th, 2003, 09:50 AM
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Set the modal to no, open the form, move it and resize it to your satisfaction, save it, then close it. No open it in design view, change to the modal property to yes. Close it. It should now open in the location and size you want.

John Ruff - The Eternal Optimist :-)





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