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Very simple way to restore form window to its previous state

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Very simple way to restore form window to its previous state
To restore form window to its previous state, code only, no settings usage.

Public Class Form1
    Private Sub Form1_FormClosing(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.FormClosingEventArgs) Handles Me.FormClosing
    End Sub
    Private Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
    End Sub

    Private Regpath As String = "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\"
    Sub Saveform()
        My.Computer.Registry.SetValue(Regpath & My.Application.Info.Title, "WindowState", Val(Me.WindowState))
        If Me.WindowState <> FormWindowState.Normal Then
        End If
        My.Computer.Registry.SetValue(Regpath & My.Application.Info.Title, "Top", Me.Top)
        My.Computer.Registry.SetValue(Regpath & My.Application.Info.Title, "Left", Me.Left)
        My.Computer.Registry.SetValue(Regpath & My.Application.Info.Title, "Height", Me.Height)
        My.Computer.Registry.SetValue(Regpath & My.Application.Info.Title, "Width", Me.Width)
    End Sub
    Sub Restoreform()
       Me.WindowState = Val(My.Computer.Registry.GetValue(Regpath & My.Application.Info.Title, "WindowState", Me.WindowState))
        If Me.WindowState <> FormWindowState.Normal Then
            'Return 'Not needed, Remove this condition
        End If
        Me.Top = My.Computer.Registry.GetValue(Regpath & My.Application.Info.Title, "Top", Me.Top)
        Me.Left = My.Computer.Registry.GetValue(Regpath & My.Application.Info.Title, "Left", Me.Left)
        Me.Height = My.Computer.Registry.GetValue(Regpath & My.Application.Info.Title, "Height", Me.Height)
        Me.Width = My.Computer.Registry.GetValue(Regpath & My.Application.Info.Title, "Width", Me.Width)
    End Sub
End Class

Aslam Iqbal


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Comments and Discussions

GeneralReason for my vote of 5 I never really understood how to use... Pin
CircusUgly22-Mar-11 8:37
CircusUgly22-Mar-11 8:37 
Reason for my vote of 5
I never really understood how to use the project properties effectively. This was very helpful. Thanks!
GeneralRe: Thanks. Pin
Аslam Iqbal22-Mar-11 9:53
professionalАslam Iqbal22-Mar-11 9:53 
GeneralJust curious , is it a good practise touching the registry Pin
Aravind Ravindranath Gopi21-Mar-11 23:03
Aravind Ravindranath Gopi21-Mar-11 23:03 
GeneralRe: yeah, if it's my own computer with full access. Pin
Аslam Iqbal21-Mar-11 23:07
professionalАslam Iqbal21-Mar-11 23:07 
GeneralError: My.Computer.Registry.SetValue(Regpath &amp; Regpath &... Pin
Johnny J.8-Mar-11 23:53
professionalJohnny J.8-Mar-11 23:53 
GeneralRe: Thanks for that. That wasn't me. maybe that was pasting erro... Pin
Аslam Iqbal9-Mar-11 1:46
professionalАslam Iqbal9-Mar-11 1:46 

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