473,218 Members | 1,940 Online
Bytes | Software Development & Data Engineering Community
Post Job

Home Posts Topics Members FAQ

Join Bytes to post your question to a community of 473,218 software developers and data experts.

Closing an MDI Parent Form

I have created an mdi parent form with four children. I want to disable
closing the four children but allow closing the parent form. I created a
FormClosing event on each form. That event tests to see who the sender is.
If it is the appropriate child form the close is disabled and a message box
shown.

The problem is on the FormClosing event for the parent. It goes immediately
to the first child form and displays the message box, then it allows the
parent form to close. How do I stop this event from going immediately to the
child form?

Here is the code for the FormClosing event on the parent:

private void frmMyForm1_FormClosing(object sender, FormClosingEventArgs e)
{
string strSender = sender.ToString();

int intIndex = strSender.IndexOf("frmMyForm1", 0,
strSender.Length);

if (intIndex > -1)
{
e.Cancel = false;
}
}
Jul 22 '05 #1
0 1085

This thread has been closed and replies have been disabled. Please start a new discussion.

Similar topics

5
by: Ron L | last post by:
I have an MDI application with a number of child windows. In each child window I am catching the Closing event and having the child window decide if it should set cancel to true. The intent here...
1
by: Chris Bruce | last post by:
In my application I need a way to distiguish between the following events: 1. When a user closes an MDI child window. 2. When the user closes the MDI parent window which subsequently closes the...
6
by: Gary Miller | last post by:
Does anyone know how to detect a modeless form on closing by the form that invoked the modeless form? form.Show();
5
by: Sherwood Page | last post by:
Greetings, I have a "newbie" question related to forms. I have the following code in which I display a second form when a button on the first form is pressed (using the "Click" event). ...
6
by: Barry Gast | last post by:
Hi. I have an MDI Parent form with multiple child windows. When I close the parent form, the Closing events of the children forms are not executing. Do I have to close all the child forms in the...
10
by: Charles Law | last post by:
For some reason, when I click the X to close my MDI parent form, the action appears to be re-directed to one of the MDI child forms, and the parent remains open. I am then unable to close the...
3
by: Sumit | last post by:
HI.. I am having problem ot determine that a parent form is closing or not in my VB.Net code Any help Sumit
3
by: Oenone | last post by:
I'm writing an application with various MDI child forms. In the Closing event of many of the forms, I have code that asks the user whether he is sure he wants to close the form, because it...
0
by: Kathy D | last post by:
I have created an mdi parent form with four children. I want to disable closing the four children but allow closing the parent form. I created a FormClosing event on each form. That event tests...
1
isladogs
by: isladogs | last post by:
The next online meeting of the Access Europe User Group will be on Wednesday 6 Dec 2023 starting at 18:00 UK time (6PM UTC) and finishing at about 19:15 (7.15PM). In this month's session, Mike...
0
by: veera ravala | last post by:
ServiceNow is a powerful cloud-based platform that offers a wide range of services to help organizations manage their workflows, operations, and IT services more efficiently. At its core, ServiceNow...
0
by: VivesProcSPL | last post by:
Obviously, one of the original purposes of SQL is to make data query processing easy. The language uses many English-like terms and syntax in an effort to make it easy to learn, particularly for...
3
isladogs
by: isladogs | last post by:
The next Access Europe meeting will be on Wednesday 3 Jan 2024 starting at 18:00 UK time (6PM UTC) and finishing at about 19:15 (7.15PM). For other local times, please check World Time Buddy In...
0
by: jianzs | last post by:
Introduction Cloud-native applications are conventionally identified as those designed and nurtured on cloud infrastructure. Such applications, rooted in cloud technologies, skillfully benefit from...
0
by: mar23 | last post by:
Here's the situation. I have a form called frmDiceInventory with subform called subfrmDice. The subform's control source is linked to a query called qryDiceInventory. I've been trying to pick up the...
0
by: abbasky | last post by:
### Vandf component communication method one: data sharing ​ Vandf components can achieve data exchange through data sharing, state sharing, events, and other methods. Vandf's data exchange method...
2
by: jimatqsi | last post by:
The boss wants the word "CONFIDENTIAL" overlaying certain reports. He wants it large, slanted across the page, on every page, very light gray, outlined letters, not block letters. I thought Word Art...
0
by: stefan129 | last post by:
Hey forum members, I'm exploring options for SSL certificates for multiple domains. Has anyone had experience with multi-domain SSL certificates? Any recommendations on reliable providers or specific...

By using Bytes.com and it's services, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

To disable or enable advertisements and analytics tracking please visit the manage ads & tracking page.