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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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

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