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Posted on 1998-08-21
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In the advanced combobox (the one where you can set more then one column), how can I select an item where the second column equals a specific item?
I fill the combobox with the following items:
"Test1", "1"
"Test2", "2"
"Test3", "3"
I want to select the item where the 2 second column has the value 3.
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Question by:ndb
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by:blwatkins
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I can tell you how, but let me know what control you are using, I remember doing it, but I can't find the control I did it with.


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by:ndb
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It's the ComboBox that is delivered with Microsoft Forms 2.0 (fm20.dll).
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by:viktornet
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Are there any properties like Items or stuff like that???

In Delphi we use something like this

for i := 0 to Combo.Items.Count - 1 do
begin
  if Combo.items.Strings[i] = '3' then
    Combo.itemIndex := i;
end;

Hope this helps a bit....I don't know what properties your combo uses, otherwise I would have translated this code to VB...If you cam tell me what similar properties does your combo uses I might be able to help you.. =)

Regards,
Viktor Ivanov
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It uses list and listindex ...
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by:ndb
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Your answer works. This is the code:

    For i = 0 To ComboBox1.ListCount - 1
        If ComboBox1.List(i, 1) = Text1.Text Then
            ComboBox1.ListIndex = i
        End If
    Next i

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by:viktornet
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I'm glad it worked :)

Regards,
Viktor Ivanov
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Ok, you got it woking ;-)

Regards,
Viktor Ivanov
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