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Send data from parent form to child form

Discussion in 'C#' started by tbreslin, Jul 25, 2008.

  1. tbreslin

    tbreslin New Member

    I have a project with a Parent Form and Child Form and I want to send data(a field) from the parent form to the child form. Can anyone give me an example of the code to do that?

    Thanks
     
  2. SaswatPadhi

    SaswatPadhi ~ Б0ЯИ Τ0 С0δЭ ~

    Hmm .. :thinking: . This will work :

    Setup :
    (1) Parent and Child are two forms.
    (2) Parent form has a text-box named "txtParentData" where text is entered.
    (3) Child form has a text-box named "txtChildData" where the text from Parent is displayed.
    (4) Parent form has a button named "btnShowChild" that shows the child form.
    (5) Child form has a button named "btnExtractData" which extracts entered text from parent form.

    Code :
    Code:
    // Parent form code :
    
    public partial class Parent : Form
    {
          public Parent()
          {
                InitializeComponent();
          }
          private void btnShowChild_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
          {
                Child ChForm = new Child(this);          
                ChForm.ShowDialog();
                ChForm.Dispose();
          }
    }
    
    
    
    // Child form code :
    
    public partial class Child : Form
    {
          private Parent PForm;
          public Child(Parent pf)
          {
                InitializeComponent();
                PForm = pf;
          }
          private void btnExtractData_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
          {
                txtChildData.Text = PForm.txtParentData.Text;
          }
    }
    
     

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