Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

datacombo box -> choosing more than one value?

Posted on 2000-04-25
3
208 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-02
I have data combo box
let say table persone  wich has 2 field code and name
in my program i have combo box that shows the name
when a person select the name it stores the code in database.

Is there a way with datacombo to select more than one value.
I want to be able to select 2 or 3 persones and store their code in database
Did any of you guys encounter this before???

can you give me small code example for 50 points?
0
Comment
Question by:jerbell
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
scj1 earned 50 total points
ID: 2747994
The data combo only allows single selections. However, using the normal list control with the multi-select property set to True will allow mutliple selections.

The data list doesn't support multiple selections because it is designed to be bound to a single field (the bound column).

I hope that helps. Incidently, using the onClick and onSelectionChange events you can effectively create the same sort of illusion as data binding (obviously via use of a recordset object) - use the itemData value to store the data you want to bind.

I hope that helps somewhat...

Cheers,

StuJ
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:scj1
ID: 2748016
Oh, code:
'init listbox
private sub initListBox
 list1.multiselect = true
 with rs 'recordset
  do while not .eof
    list1.additem !itemNameField
    list1.itemData(list1.newIndex) = !itemDataToBind
    .moveNext
  loop
 end with
end sub

'Event
Private Sub List1_Click()
  dim i as integer
  for i = 0 to list1.listcount -1
   if list1.selected(i) then
     'appropriate code to say this is
     'selected
   end if
  next i
End Sub
0
 

Author Comment

by:jerbell
ID: 2748047
thanks
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Windows 10 start screen issues 9 55
Put text in a picture ASP.NET C# 2 60
Recommendation vb6 to vb.net or others 14 174
How to read File Date Created using VB6 8 50
Introduction While answering a recent question (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Q_27402310.html) in the VB classic zone, I wrote some VB code in the (Office) VBA environment, rather than fire up my older PC.  I didn't post completely correct code o…
When designing a form there are several BorderStyles to choose from, all of which can be classified as either 'Fixed' or 'Sizable' and I'd guess that 'Fixed Single' or one of the other fixed types is the most popular choice. I assume it's the most p…
As developers, we are not limited to the functions provided by the VBA language. In addition, we can call the functions that are part of the Windows operating system. These functions are part of the Windows API (Application Programming Interface). U…
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Excel using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Excel. Using automation, an Access application can laun…

808 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question