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Visual Basic (Microsoft) Versions 5/6 FAQ

Forms

How can I center a form? by Michael42
Posted: 13 Feb 03

'''MDI Example (Child From)
'''Place in Form_Load
   Me.Left = (MDIMain.ScaleWidth - Me.Width) / 2
   Me.Top = (MDIMain.ScaleHeight - Me.Height) / 2

===
''' SDI Example
''' Place in Forms's Form_Resize () or Form_Load() Event
   'Centers Form (if not minimized or maximized.)
   If WindowState = 0 Then
      Move (Screen.Width - Screen.ActiveForm.Width) / 2, (Screen.Height - Screen.ActiveForm.Height) / 2
   End If
===
''' SDI (Using Sub)
'''Usage: sCenterForm Me

Sub sCenterForm (mForm As Form)
    Dim mTop As Integer, mLeft As Integer
    If mForm.WindowState <> 0 Then Exit Sub
    mTop = (Screen.Height - mForm.Height) \ 2
    mLeft = (Screen.Width - mForm.Width) \ 2
    mForm.Move mLeft, mTop
                  
End Sub
===

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