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Topic # 84884 10-Jun-2011 06:54
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So I'm developing a desktop application in C# using Visual Studio 2008.

It uses multiple forms to lead users by the nose and collect input.

I am using standard form swap code:


The only problem is both forms have their own entry for the windows taskbar and switching between them causes it to alternate between the two (if that makes any sense).

I haven't much experience with forms in VS so any help would be appreciated.

I really want the application to appear as though it were only one form.


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  Reply # 479726 10-Jun-2011 14:25
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Sounds like you want MDI child forms.

Basically you need to set form2.MdiParent = form1 (or your main form) before you show it

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  Reply # 479967 11-Jun-2011 04:18
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Cheers will give that a go. :) 

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  Reply # 480828 14-Jun-2011 04:51
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Yeah bang on, thanks mate.

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