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datacombo box -> choosing more than one value?

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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?
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Question by:jerbell
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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
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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
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thanks
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