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WindowsFormsApplicationBase.MainForm Property

Gets or sets the main form for this application.

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

protected Form MainForm { get; set; }
/** @property */
protected Form get_MainForm ()

/** @property */
protected void set_MainForm (Form value)

protected function get MainForm () : Form

protected function set MainForm (value : Form)

Not applicable.

Property Value

Gets or sets the main form for this application.

Use the MainForm property to get or set the Form object that the Visual Basic Application Startup/Shutdown model uses as the application's main form.

This property supports the Visual Basic Application Startup/Shutdown model. For more information, see Overview of the Visual Basic Application Model.

The changes to this property are not persisted when the application closes. To change the main form permanently, you must change the setting in the Project Designer. For more information, see How to: Change the Startup Object for an Application.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0
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