Using a Form as a Popup Menu v. 2.0

Category:
Forms and Controls
Type:
Applications
Difficulty:
Advanced
Author:
Anonymous

Version Compatibility: Visual Basic 6

More information:
This application demonstrates how to use a child form as a popup menu for a parent form. Obviously, this gives you much more flexibility in terms of the look and feel of the popup menu, since you can draw the menu the same you could any form. The application makes use of some advanced techniques and applies them in a manner that is useful for UI-intensive desktop application.

Version 2.0, released 04/21/02, includes two demo projects of the technique and illustrates many effects, including tooltips, delayed dislpay, menus with buttons, and more.


Instructions: Click the link below to download the code. Select 'Save' from the IE popup dialog. Once downloaded, open the .zip file from your local drive using WinZip or a comparable program to view the contents.

Download cpop.zip