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Frame Control

The Frame Control will show a box that can display any user form, within the project.

The Frame Control displays a preview of the target form and also gives layout information during design mode.

The information given includes the Name of the target form and its actual Width and Height.

This information is displayed during design mode in the Form Designer along with a background preview of the target form.

Once the user form enters Test Mode the information is hidden and the target form becomes operational.

When viewed in a browser two Frame Controls cannot display the same Form.

The Error Result, of controls being displayed in the Frame Control, are not passed into Frame Controls.

If any controls, displayed in the Frame Control, are in error this is to be indicated we recommend passing the errors into variables and then into the Frame Control or the User Form it exists on.

This control does not have a caption property. Consider adding a label control if a caption is required.

Appearance PropertiesBehavior Properties
Background ColorEnabled
Error Result
Form Name
Horizontal Scroll Visibility
Tab Index
Vertical Scroll Visibility
General PropertiesLayout Properties
Tooltip DurationWidth
Tooltip Text

DriveWorks Tech Tips Portal

Frame Control

The Frame control displays a box in which any user form, within the project, can be displayed, which can be used to create tabs which display different forms when clicked.

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DriveWorks Tech Tips Portal is available to DriveWorks Pro customers with an active subscription and support contract.

Tech Tips provide cut down projects that highlight specific functionality for faster and more effective learning.

To access the portal:

  1. Go to https://my.driveworks.co.uk/learn/tech-tips/
  2. Login with your DriveWorks Pro account credentials, if asked
  3. Click the Visit Tech Tips Portal button for access

The portal provides a search facility, start typing the name of the Tech Tip (as indicated above) to display the Tip you require.

A user form control that displays a box in which a dialog form can be displayed.