Posted on 1998-08-26
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Last Modified: 2010-04-30
ok i need to know how to display the first 3 letters of a text box in a other textbox or Listbox
Question by:AOL1998
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mcix earned 20 total points
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Dim mstrFirstThreeCharacters As String
mstrFirstThreeCharacters = Left$(txtFirstTextBox,3)

txtSecondTextBox.Text = mstrFirstThreeCharacters

lstOnlyListBox.AddItem mstrFirstThreeCharacters

This code could be put into many events depending on how/when you want the other controls to be populated

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