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Subject:Re: Permitting a form to close
Date:Thu, 9 Mar 2017 17:06:26 -0500
From:Jim Moseley <>

Our app used to have this implemented, but we backed off for a few reasons:
1. Users got mad that 'X' didn't do what they wanted.
2. We changed the 'X' to do the same as an OK button (or however you 
want to close the form).

This has made our app much more usable.

The key is to not put all your 'close the form' code in the 
OKButton.pushButton() method.  Instead, create a 'doCloseForm()' method 
and just call it if OKButton is pressed, or if the form's action is also 
trying to close the form.

Finally, if you really don't want them clicking the 'X', why even show 
it?  If they are Dialog forms, you can remove the control buttons.  If 
you design the form, hit F6 to get Window Style.  From there, just 
uncheck under 'Title bar properties' all 3 choices - Control Menu (the 
X), min & max buttons.

Jim Moseley

On 3/9/2017 4:53 PM, Kevin Baker wrote:
> anyone have a copy of this information from
> "Liz"  wrote in message
> Philipp,
> Check out
> Regards,
> Liz
> ---
> Philipp Crocoll wrote:
>> Hi all!
>> I want that the users of my PDox form are not allowed to close the Form
>> through the "X" of the Window. How can I achieve this?
>> Thx,
>>  Philipp

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