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How do I set focus at form load in C#?

I tried the code for setting focus on a textbox with FORM1_LOAD and ActiveControl. I received the following error:

(101): 'RatingsEngine.RatingMediaInstance' does not contain a definition for 'ActiveControl'

Can you please guide me on how to go about setting focus at form load in C#? Thanks in advance for your help.
There are two ways of doing this:

  1. In the Form.Load event handler, write: this.ActiveControl = txtInput;
  2. In the Form.Activate event handler, write: txtInput.Focus();

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