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How to make a windows form not resizable?

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 11, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Windows Application


I  have a form in windows application c#.net2005.

when a user scrolls on the border(both horizontal and vertical scrolling ) and the corner of the form, he should not be able to able to resize the form.What property of the form should I set to achieve this functionality?

Please help me with the code snippet , if there is any code.



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