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Old April 19th, 2007, 06:22 AM
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Default form position

im creating an usercontrol, if the user doubleclik that control, i have to dispay a form (say x-form). my problem is i was unable to position the form (x-form) in the location which i wanted (ie. the top of the control or the bottom of the control)



the user placed the control in his form anywhere he wanted, but i have to show the form (x-form) at the exact position of the usercontrol.top -right or usercontrol.bottom-right


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Old April 19th, 2007, 09:05 AM
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The trick is to set the new form's StartPosition property to Manual. Otherwise VB positions the form in a default location defined by the system. (You can also set StartPosition to CenterScreen or CenterParent, although that won't help with this application.)

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