Disappearing Toolstrips

Recently I added a toolstrip that wasnt placed directly onto the main form, at runtime the toolstrip wasnt there. Everything was set to visible and docked correctly but it wasnt showing.

In the end it turned out that it was a bug/feature related to the fact the toolstrip was added inside a tab control, when the form was being initialized the toolstrip visible property was being set to false.

The fix I used in the end was to programmatically set the toolstrip’s visible property to true in the Load event of the form.

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