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i am developing a windows application using .net 4.0 c# and my problem is i can't able to set full screen in any dekstop resolution.
if i set window state to maximize then form goes to maximize but it's control not set and they look like unmanaged.
kindly suggest me .....

Posted 5-Jul-12 7:46am
Edited 5-Jul-12 7:51am
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov at 5-Jul-12 12:47pm
How a control can "look like unmanaged"? What do you mean by "unmanaged"? It does not make any sense.
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov at 5-Jul-12 12:48pm
Add the tag "Forms".
Wes Aday at 5-Jul-12 12:58pm
This makes no sense at all.
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov at 5-Jul-12 14:52pm
Of course, buy I think I can guess what it is; please see my answer.

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Solution 1

The question is not formulated correctly (please see my comment to the question); I can just guess what do you mean.

You need to develop a decent form layout. No absolute positioning anymore; everything should be based on nested panels, the panels and all other controls should be docked using the property System.Windows.Forms.Control.Dock and System.Windows.Forms.Control.Padding, set appropriate MinimumSize and MaximumSize for the forms, etc.
Please see:[^],[^].

Sometime you can also adjust layout during run time by overriding one or more of the virtual methods like OnClientSizeChanged, OnSizeChanged, OnResize, OnResizeBegin, OnResizeEnd, but usually, if layout is simple enough and correct, it won't be necessary.

Please see my past answers:
Zom Out malfunctions when Screen resolution changes[^],
how to dock button so that it can adjust with the form[^] (will find a rudimentary code sample here).

See also:
GUI Apperance - C#.Net[^].

Espen Harlinn at 5-Jul-12 14:12pm
5'ed! - as usual :-D
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov at 5-Jul-12 14:52pm
Thank you, Espen.

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