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How jump to next control in Tab Order?

Posted on 2000-04-13
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Hi!

I have an TEdit and a TButton. When I press the button I want the focus to change to the control placed directly after the TEdit in the Tab Order, no matter what kind of control that is. I've tried to send a WM_KEYDOWN message to the TEdit and to the form owning it, but it doesn't work. How can I do it?
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inthe earned 50 total points
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Hi
set the tab order fpr your controls via the object inspector then on the buttons
OnKeyPress event do:

 If key=chr(13) //enter key
 then SendMessage(handle,WM_NEXTDLGCTL,0,0);

this will set focus to the next control in the order.
Regards Barry
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by:Dippen
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Thanks a bunch. Worked just fine!
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