August 4th, 2004, 09:13 PM
Unload Form does not always terminate program execution
I've seen several cases where all of the forms in my app are closed, yet dialog boxes still pop up, indicating a problem.
This makes the users feel uneasy :-)
What is the proper way to COMPLETELY terminate execution in a VB app, after all the forms have been unloaded ?
August 4th, 2004, 10:13 PM
Just make sure that after you have unloaded the form there shoud be no code in the program that makes use of the form.
August 4th, 2004, 10:59 PM
I agree with Thread1. If there is a need for a form to call an object in another form, programmer must explicitly define a way so that the calling form first check if the owner of the object to be called is loaded or not.
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August 5th, 2004, 12:15 AM
Oddly enough, I've seen cases where a simple single-form program won't completely unload on a system running winME, but on other OS's it's ok. I used End as the last line of code after the form unloads, which seems to have solved the problem.
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August 5th, 2004, 03:23 AM
Well...are you sure that all forms are unloaded...? You can check it within the 'Query_Unload' evetn of the main dialog...add the following
Dim FormX as Form
For Each FormX in Forms
if FormX.hWnd<> Me.hWnd then
Debug.Print "Form is still loaded"
August 5th, 2004, 08:03 AM
Avoid End command
...at present time, using mainly Net 4.0, Vs 2010
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