We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to browse, then you agree to our privacy policy and cookie policy. (Last updated on : Nov 16th 2018).
Unfortunately, activation email could not send to your email. Please try again.
Syncfusion Feedback

How to hide the main form's toolbars from a child form?


For doing this MainFrameBarManager of the parent form has to be accessed and then it's bar visibility has to be set as False using the method SetBarVisibility. Please refer the below code snippet which illustrates this:


//Get hold of the MDIParentForm1

parent = this.MdiParent as Form1;

// Get the MainFrameBarManager in the MDI parent.

MainFrameBarManager mainManager = parent.mainFrameBarManager1;

// Parse through the bars, and hide them.

foreach(Bar bar in mainManager.Bars)


mainManager.GetCommandBarManager().SetBarVisibility(bar, false);



'Get hold of the MDIParent

Dim parent As Form1 = Me.MdiParent

’ Get the MainFrameBarManager in the MDI parent.

Dim mainManager As MainFrameBarManager = parent.mainFrameBarManager1

’ Parse through the bars, and hide them.

Dim bar As Bar

For Each bar In mainManager.Bars

mainManager.GetCommandBarManager().SetBarVisibility(bar, False)




Article ID: Published Date: Last Revised Date: Platform: Control:
1156 04/30/2011 07/10/2014 WinForms XPToolbar
Did you find this information helpful?
Add Comment
You must log in to leave a comment

Warning Icon You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer that may not display all features of this and other websites. Upgrade to Internet Explorer 8 or newer for a better experience.Close Icon