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Old 01-17-07, 12:39 PM   #7
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Default Re: .NET forms

Yo,

Deployment packages are only really for deploying code you have wrote in VS, they are limited when deploying other stuff, not sure what he is doing.

To open new Forms do this.

Create a new form object (right click project -> Add -> WindowsForm)
Give it a name (i will call it TestForm).

Then to open that dialog simply:

//Create a new instance of the form
TestForm myForm = new TestForm();

//Call the ShowDialog method
myForm.ShowDialog();

You can pass variables etc. to the new form by creating a custom constructor.

Hope this helps!

EDIT:

I just re-read your post, do you want to process the xml file before showing the user the Form. If this is the case simply put the code for reading in the xml in the constructor for the main form, do your processing and customise the form as appropriate.
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