Nested MDI Parents

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  1. Ray Causey
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    Nov 2009

    Posted 17 Nov 2009 Link to this post

    Before I beat myself silly,  Is it possible in WinForms to have nested MDI parents. Or in other words a MDI child that is also a MDI Parent.
    Seems reasonable... but you cannot in standard .Net.

    Why you ask?  I am building a Dashboard type app where the main dashboard (or desktop) is a MDI form.  But when the user opens a 'project' folder, I would like it to be a MDI parent as well, so subsequent forms etc will stay in the projects mini-dashboard.


  2. Deyan
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    Posted 20 Nov 2009 Link to this post

    Hi Ray,

    Thanks for contacting us and for your interest in RadControls for WinForms.

    Unfortunately, Windows does not allow MDI children to be MDI containers. Since RadForm simply extends the functionality of a standard windows form, this behavior is also applicable to it.

    Do not hasitate to write back if you have further questions.

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