on each form is the "X" at the top right of Form. how ya how to disable or remove "x" is it?

Go to Properties and select From BorderStyle 0-None.

see if this help :


Option Explicit

Private Declare Function GetSystemMenu Lib "user32" _
    (ByVal hwnd As Long, _
     ByVal bRevert As Long) As Long

Private Declare Function RemoveMenu Lib "user32" _
    (ByVal hMenu As Long, _
     ByVal nPosition As Long, _
     ByVal wFlags As Long) As Long
Private Const MF_BYPOSITION = &H400&

Function to disable

Public Function DisableCloseButton(frm As Form) As Boolean
    Dim lHndSysMenu As Long
    Dim lAns1 As Long, lAns2 As Long
    lHndSysMenu = GetSystemMenu(frm.hwnd, 0)
    lAns1 = RemoveMenu(lHndSysMenu, 6, MF_BYPOSITION)
    lAns2 = RemoveMenu(lHndSysMenu, 5, MF_BYPOSITION)
    DisableCloseButton = (lAns1 <> 0 And lAns2 <> 0)
End Function

Call When form load

Private Sub Form_Load()
Call DisableCloseButton(Me)
End Sub

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commented: owesome :) +4
commented: really great answer, as always. +8

thank you for your help and it was very useful to me. thank you JXman

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