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I have a menu bar.  I want to make an option where there is a checkbox next to it.  I want it to look like the toolbars menu option on the Visual Basic menus.  If someone could help me and tell me where I could find out how to do this much appreciated!

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Jen
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by:TimCottee
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The toolbars list that you mention, is I think a list box with checkbox style set. If you want menu items to be checked, each menu item has a .checked property which you can toggle when the user clicks that item, this displays a tick next to the menu item. If you want to get more complicated, it is possible to create and use your own bitmaps instead of the default tick.
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When you enter the menu editor, select the checked box on the items you want checked.

From the code, it can be checked, unchecked and tested for check by using :

mnuOption.Checked = False/True

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If mnuOption.Checked = False/True

Use the mnuOption_Click event to alternate the checkboxes and do processing from there.  Email me if you need more information!

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