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my research atm goes like this:

1) find some relevant post

2) try understanding it

3) finding some code in the aformentioned post

4) fiddling with it

5) failing to acheive what i want.

and what is it that i want? well, in VB i can have a window acting as a parent, and the child window has two distictions:

1) it can not be dragged out of the parent

2) when maximized, it fills the parent, instead of the whole screen.

that's currently what i'm after.

i have yet to fulfil a single goal. suggestions?

also, please either link me to a dllcall help thing or avoid it alltogether, as i can not begin to grasp that idea.

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Take a look at this topic where I show how to create MDI children which:

1) can not be dragged out of the parent

2) when maximized, fill the parent, instead of the whole screen

There is also a little wrinkle to prevent them being moved when maximised. :)

Please ask if you have any questions. ;)


P.P. We never did find an answer to the locking problem mentioned at the end of the thread - so do not ask about that! ;)

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ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area


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