Once an object has been created, you can call the methods of that object from anywhere in your application.
To call a method
- Use this syntax:
The following statements call methods to display a form and set the focus to a text box:
Methods that return values and are used in expressions must end in open and closed parentheses. For example, the following statement sets the caption of a form to the value returned from the user-defined method
Form1.Caption = Form1.GetNewCaption( )
Note Parameters passed to methods must be included in parentheses after the method name; for example,
nStyleto Form1's Show method code.
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