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VB&Excel:Text Box Focus

Calico_Cat asked
Last Modified: 2010-04-30
Here's a quick one.  In my program created a custom input box form as i was having difficulty with the given VB one (see other questions).  The new input box work wonderfully except that the input box does not place the cursor in the text box window.  If possible i would like to have the textbox appear with anydefault text highlighted so that it can be easily edited.  How do i Highlight the default text and place a cursor at the end.  I tried
but this doesn't seem to work.
Can anyone help.

On a way different track, is there anyway to prevent global variables from resetting when exiting the Sub that calls the  custom input box form.  It tried hiding it at the end of its use but that didn't seem to work.  I have found a way to get around this but i'm kinda curious

Thanks in Advance
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