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Hi Experts,

  Can I check with you whether I can display picture boxes, buttons, label dynamically, that means I display them according to the number of records in my database.
is it possible ?
if yes, can show me some simple code on how to ?

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Surely you can.
Using controlArray.

After you open your recordset (say you call it MyRS), check how many record you have. Then use Load to add more picturebox, label and buttons.
At design time, you put one of each in your form. say you call it MyPic, MyBut, and MyLab. set the Index property to 0.

add the code to create the array
With MyRS
If .EOF = False then
     .MoveLast
     .MoveFirst
     MyLab(0).Caption = !somefieldName
     MyBut(0).caption = !SomeFieldName
     MyPic(0).Picture = Whatever
     If .RecordCount > 1 then
             For i   = 1 to .RecordCount -1
                   .MoveNext
                   Load MyLab(i)
                   Load MyBut(i)
                   Load MyPic(i)
                    MyLab(i).Caption = !somefieldName
                     MyBut(i).caption = !SomeFieldName
                    MyPic(i).Picture = Whatever
                  'set the position in the form
                   MyLab(i).Left = whatever
                   MyLab(i).Top = whatever
                  ...
               Next i
         End If
End With






an alternative to creating a control array:

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q190/6/70.ASP?LNG=CAN&SA=&FR=0

it also allows you to add controls that arent on your form to begin with

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