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MSFlexGrid: Want To Load arrays and variables

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I'm real new to VB and I'm working on an application where I have a 2 Column MSFlexGrid.  What I would like to do is load the 2nd Col with an array or a variable from a procedure.  I can "hard load" data in the grid but don't understand why I can't bring in data from variables.  The example Grid below is only 3 lines deep but in my procedure I need to display 101 lines.  I like the way MSFlexGrid displays the data but am not sure this is the way to go.  I've been stumped on this for a while and as I said earlier I'm just starting in VB.

Dim intLoadAddr00 as Integer
Dim intLoadAddr01 as Integer

Private Sub Form_Load()

    ' initialize grid
    With AddrGrid
        .Cols = 2
        .Rows = 3
        .ColWidth(0) = 500
        .ColWidth(1) = 1000
        .TextMatrix(0, 0) = "Addr"
        .TextMatrix(1, 0) = "0"
        .TextMatrix(2, 0) = "1"
 
        .TextMatrix(0, 1) = "CODE"
        .TextMatrix(1, 1) = intLoadAddr00
        .TextMatrix(2, 1) = intLoadAddr01

    End With
 
End Sub
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by:caraf_g
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In the MSFlexGrid you can set the .Row and the .Col properties and then simply set the .Text property to change the contents of the cell in question.
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Check out this handy Flex Grid example ;-)

http://homepage.eircom.net/~carafa/VBSamples/VB5/MSFLEXGRID.zip
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To add new row just say
MSFlexGrid.rows= MSFlexGrid.rows +1
To add new column to grid say
MSFlexGrid.cols = MSFlexGrid.cols + 1

to refer to a cell just say
which column that cell belongsusing the property
MSFlexGrid.Col=1(1st column)
and the row by MSFlexGrid.Row = 1(1st row)
then manuplate the content MSFlexGrid.Text = "New Content"

Thats it very simple
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by:Marine
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When using .TextMatrix property you can interprit it as an 2 dimentional array, Cols,Rows. Having that you can bring your procedure and populate it.
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by:wsh2
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To load you Flexgrid.. try this (assuming you have VB6).. With your MSFlexgrid empty, then use the Additems method to populate your rows. In the array statement you can use variables or constants, whicever you require.

Dim varTable as variant
varTable = Array(strColumn1_Data, strColumn2_Data, intColumn3_Data, "etc")
MSFlexGrid1.AddItem Join(varTable, vbTab) ' Row 0 Space
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