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What code should I use to set cell text for either a grid control or a DBgrid control, the following does not seem to work:
DbGridName.Columns(1).CellValue ("text")  nor
DbGridName.Columns(1).CellText ("text")
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Grid:
Grid1.text = "Data for the current cell"

DBGrid:
DBGrid1.Columns(1).Text = "Text to be displayed in the cell"
DBGrid1.Columns(1).Text = "Data to be contained in the cell"

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by:ncw
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Yes, got that to work with 'Grid' but an error message says "this property not available" for 'DBGrid', does it need to be the 32-bit version?
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by:leeal
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umm.... not sure...
What I suggest is to make sure that you have typed (for DBGrid):
   DBGrid1.Columns(1).Text = "whatever"
instead of:
   DBGrid1.Text = "whatever"

where 'Columns' is a collection of the columns in the grid, and the number within the parenthesis is the index of the column.
- DBGrid1.Columns(0) is first column
- DBGrid1.Columns(1) is 2nd column, etc...

btw, I mistyped something in my answer for DBGrid. It should be:
DBGrid1.Columns(1).Text = "Text to be displayed in the cell"
DBGrid1.Columns(1).Value = "Data to be contained in the cell"

sorry... :p
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by:ncw
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Thanks for your comment. I understand your code, but for some reason the message still appears - "the object does not support this property"
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