Help: Form.Refresh() doesn't work for active form if mutiple forms on screen 
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 Help: Form.Refresh() doesn't work for active form if mutiple forms on screen

We've got an application that has multiple instances of a form on the
scree, each with different data.  We need these forms to be updated on a
periodic basis (every 10-30 seconds, or so).  Our solution was to add a
Timer to the _SCREEN, and have the Timer event execute code like:

for m.i = 1 to _SCREEN.formcount

, which works, unless there is more than one form displayed, in which
case, all forms but the *active* form (the one referenced by
_SCREEN.activeform) are refreshed.

Anybody got a clue as to *why*?

Another possible solution is to put timers in each form, and to a do
thisform.refresh() in the timer event, but this has the forms update at
wildly different times.  At least is works, though.

Trey Boudreau

Sat, 06 Mar 1999 03:00:00 GMT  
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