Docking a form on the desktop

VB , VB.NET , .NET , Docking , Code , Programming , Visual Studio Belgium
  • 9 years ago

    How can I dock my form on my desktop? I want it to dock automatically to the sides of the screen, but I should be able to move it around (keeping it docked offcourse) When I set topmost, the other windows still maximize underneath.

  • 9 years ago

    So I can dock it now using

    Dim desktoparea As Rectangle = Screen.PrimaryScreen.WorkingArea
                Location = New Point(desktoparea.Width - Me.Width, 1)

    But how do I stop programs from maximizing behind my program? I want it to collide against it when i click maximize. Plus I can simply move it away from the side, how can I stop this?

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