Dragging a button to a new location on a TabPage - I thought it would be easy but I'm finding it otherwise

Controls , Drag Drop , VB.NET , TabPages United Kingdom
  • 7 years ago

    Hi. I've got a tabcontrol on a form in Visual Studio 2005 using VB.NET and have a single object (derived from the button control) on one tabpage that I'm trying to drag to a new location on the same tabpage. I thought this would be simple but I'd appreciate some help. In the button MouseDown event I'm starting the drag operation with:

                Me.DoDragDrop(Me, DragDropEffects.Move)
    

    I'm then using e.X and e.Y in the tabpage DragOver event to monitor the new screen location of object as its dragged. This all works fine but neither the button or tabpage MouseUp events are firing so I can't capture the final button location after the drag is complete. Any ideas? Thanks.

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