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ShutdownMode Enumeration

Indicates which condition should cause a Windows Forms application to shut down.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic.ApplicationServices
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public enum ShutdownMode

Member nameDescription
AfterMainFormClosesShut down when the main form closes.
AfterAllFormsCloseShut down only after the last form closes.

You can set the shutdown mode for an application through the ShutdownStyle property. By default, the OnMainFormClosed method checks the value of the ShutdownStyle property to determine if the application should shut down.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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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