ShutdownMode ShutdownMode ShutdownMode ShutdownMode Enum


Indicates which condition should cause a Windows Forms application to shut down.

public enum class ShutdownMode
public enum ShutdownMode
type ShutdownMode = 
Public Enum ShutdownMode


AfterAllFormsClose AfterAllFormsClose AfterAllFormsClose AfterAllFormsClose 1

Shut down only after the last form closes.

AfterMainFormCloses AfterMainFormCloses AfterMainFormCloses AfterMainFormCloses 0

Shut down when the main form closes.


You can set the shutdown mode for an application through the ShutdownStyle property. By default, the OnMainFormClosed method checks the value of the ShutdownStyle property to determine if the application should shut down.

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