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Form.ActivateMdiChild Method

Activates the MDI child of a form.

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

protected void ActivateMdiChild (
	Form form
protected void ActivateMdiChild (
	Form form
protected function ActivateMdiChild (
	form : Form
Not applicable.



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 a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), then it is set to be the active MDI child form.

Whether the form parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or not, ActivateMdiChild raises the MdiChildActivate event.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, 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, 1.1, 1.0