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Form.ActivateMdiChild Method

Activates the MDI child of a form.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

protected void ActivateMdiChild(
	Form form
)

Parameters

form
Type: System.Windows.Forms.Form
The child form to activate.

If the form parameter is already the active MDI child form, then the ActivateMdiChild method simply returns. If form is not null, then it is set to be the active MDI child form.

Whether the form parameter is null or not, ActivateMdiChild raises the MdiChildActivate event.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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