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Posted on 2000-02-22
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how can I saw that the user is writing on a dblookupcombobox,,,,,,is it impossible..................?.................can you tell me a propierty..or a method that let me see the letteres that user is typing...........
I'm in a hurry
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Question by:Iamme
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ZifNab earned 25 total points
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Hi Iamme,

procedure TForm1.DBLookupComboBox1KeyPress(Sender: TObject; var Key: Char);
begin
 showmessage(key);
end;

Regards, Zif.
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by:inthe
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hi,
i would use
procedure TForm1.DBLookupComboBox1KeyPress(Sender: TObject; var Key: Char);
begin
 Label1.Caption := DBLookupComboBox1.Text;
end;

as using the showmessage(key) will only show the last pressed key .
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by:ZifNab
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Hi Inthe,

The thing is Iamme, asked for a method to see the letters a user is typing. So I pointed to the keypress event. The showmessage was just a way to show that it intercepted the keypress of the user.

Iamme hasn't told what he wants to do with the event, therefor this stupid example.

Zif.
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by:Pandian012000
ID: 2549417
Hi Iamme

  you can try this

  place a label next to dblookupcombo box

  in the exit event of dblookupcompo box write this

  label.caption := dblookupcompoboxname.text;

  will it ok for you

Regards

pandian  
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