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combo box don't want to let them change value of text

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i have a combo box on my form. I have put in the list the value 1,2,3,4,5
I don't want them to be able to go on combo box and put in a value.
I just want them to choose one with the arrow button.
thanks!!!!!
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Question by:jerbell
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by:GivenRandy
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Set the Locked property to True.
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 15 total points
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Use the Style property:
vbComboList
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by:Joe_Griffith
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I think what you want is to set the style to "2 - Dropdown List".  This will allow the user to select one of the 5 option but not to enter anything else.
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by:GivenRandy
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I think you mean vbComboDropDownList, which is an alternative.
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by:Joe_Griffith
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You should set the combo's style in the property list to "2 - Dropdown List".  The style is read only at runtime so you cannot set it in code.
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by:jerbell
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exactly what i wanted
Thanks !!!!!!!!!!!
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