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Click here to copy the following block
Option Explicit
Private Const SPI_GETWORKAREA = 48
Private Declare Function SystemParametersInfo& Lib "User32" Alias _
"SystemParametersInfoA" (ByVal uAction As Long, ByVal uParam As _
Long, lpvParam As Any, ByVal fuWinIni As Long)

Private Type RECT
Left As Long
Top As Long
Right As Long
Bottom As Long
End Type

Public Function CenterForm32(frm As Form)
Dim ScreenWidth&, ScreenHeight&, ScreenLeft&, ScreenTop&
Dim DeskTopArea As RECT
Call SystemParametersInfo(SPI_GETWORKAREA, 0, DeskTopArea, 0)
ScreenHeight = (DeskTopArea.Bottom - DeskTopArea.Top) * Screen.TwipsPerPixelY
ScreenWidth = (DeskTopArea.Right - DeskTopArea.Left) * Screen.TwipsPerPixelX
ScreenLeft = DeskTopArea.Left * Screen.TwipsPerPixelX
ScreenTop = DeskTopArea.Top * Screen.TwipsPerPixelY
frm.Move (ScreenWidth - frm.Width) \ 2 + ScreenLeft, (ScreenHeight - _
frm.Height) \ 2 + ScreenTop
End Function

'That's it! Now, to center a form, just use this call:

CenterForm32 Me


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