Provides a reference to the current form in form event code or in a class definition.
THISFORM.PropertyName | ObjectName
- Specifies a property for the form.
- Specifies an object in the form.
THISFORM provides a convenient way of referring to the current form when writing event-handling programs in a form. For example, this Click Event program for a command button sets the button's caption to the current time:
thisform.command1.caption = time()
Using THISFORM instead of explicitly referring to the current form by name (for example,
form1.command1.caption) makes program code portable between forms.
When creating class definitions, THISFORM also provides a means of referring to the current form within a method. THISFORM lets you reference an object on the form or property without using multiple Parent properties.