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  • Bull Frog
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VBA_Form_IsActive ?
« on: July 27, 2006, 08:22:26 PM »
How can you check if a VBA form is active or visible in Lisp?
Similar to (Odcl_Form_IsActive ODCLForm)
a.k.a. Barry Ralphs


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Re: VBA_Form_IsActive ?
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2006, 11:32:24 AM »
I don't know.

I'm assuming you have a modeless form and want to react to document changes or command actions?

What I do is have code like the following in the "ThisDrawing" class module:
Code: [Select]

'this is a "command reactor" that watches the view command

Private Sub AcadDocument_EndCommand(ByVal CommandName As String)
If CommandName Like "-VIEW" Then
End If
If CommandName Like "VIEW" Then
End If
End Sub

'This is like a change document reactor
Private Sub AcadDocument_Activate()
End Sub
I think Chad had to trap the error if the form wasn't active - a lisp thing.  I don't think VBA has that limitation.  The code above runs fine if the form is active or not.

Hope this helps:

James Buzbee
Windows 8