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Old February 12th, 2008, 05:31 AM
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Default form positioning

Hi all,

Is there anyway to set the absolute position of a form on the screen so that it opens in the same place. Auto centre doesn't seem to work and its becoming annoying. I have numerous different sized forms and would like each to open at a set point depending on the size of it.

At the moment the forms are opening seemingly whereever they feel like it, regardless of where i closed them up in design view or moved them once i re-enabled movable.

If looked through all my library of books of vba and access and can't find anything there

 
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You want to use the Move property of the form. On the Form_Load event, try this code:

Me.Move Left:=1440, Top:=2880

The Move command uses twips, and there are 1440 twips per inch. So this line moves the top left corner of the form 1 inch left and 2 inches down from the inside corner of the Access window.

Did that help?

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thanks i'll give it a go and post back if get any problems






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