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XtraForm.ShowDialog(IWin32Window) Method

Shows the form as a modal dialog box with the specified owner.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraEditors
Assembly:DevExpress.Utils.v17.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Parameters

owner
Type: IWin32Window
Any object implementing System.Windows.Forms.IWin32Window that represents the top-level window that will own the modal dialog box.

Return value

Type: DialogResult
One of the System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult values.

Expanded Remarks

Use this method to show a modal dialog window in your application. The owner parameter specifies the form that owns the modal dialog window being shown.

When the modal dialog window is closed, the ShowDialog method returns one of the System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult values. To specify the dialog result to be returned when the modal form is closed, use the form's System.Windows.Forms.Form.DialogResult property, or the BaseButton.DialogResult property of a button on the form.

Note

Since modal windows are not automatically disposed, you must call the System.Windows.Forms.Control.Dispose method manually if the modal window is no longer needed.

The code snippet below illustrates how to display a modal form for a given owner form, and read the dialog result.

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