no i was planning for something else...like loading a file with the contents of a listview(which are checked). so what i do is on click of a button savefiledialog opens after giving the name to the file... press the save button..this save button click has to open the form containing the listview in which i select the rows to be saved,... my idea is weird but like to implement it....
make a save button on clicking it first open the form to collect the values and information to be stored and after completing this procedure show the savefiledialog to save the file i think this will solve your issue of opening form on save event
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For Each subCtrl As Control In ctrl.Controls
If subCtrl.GetType Is GetType(System.Windows.Forms.TextBox) Then
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