It stands for Multiple document index. It is a type of Interface or form that allows the creation of application software like MS Office, MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, etc. It stands for multiple document interface allow to open or design multiple forms for a single project.
MDI used to create various documents with the help of MDI child property.
How to create a Multiple Document Index (MDI) form:
Project: Insert/add MDI form
Some important points for the Multiple Document Index (MDI) form:
- It uses a simple form as a child form
- MDI cannot place any object on the form.
- MDI allows creating menu bar where menu bar represents same as simple form but it is visible/common for all child form.
How to create MDI child form:
Project: Insert/add form
Set MDI child form property for the current form