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I have a paragraph table that has codes and text.  I want to be able to allow the user to enter in the paragraph and bold the necessary text at the vb end.  Can I use a regular text box and give them a bold button similar to word.

Can I do this and save it to sql server.  The paragraphs are used in a word merge.

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Question by:kiprimshot
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Dave_Greene earned 200 total points
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No, you will have to use a Richtext box

Then in code

With RTB1
  .SelBold = True  'changes selected text to bolded
End With
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by:daky
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You can not mark only one word, and bold it. But, you can Bold whole text! Use code like this:

Private Sub Command1_Click()
Text1.FontBold = True
End Sub

It's pretty easy, isn't it? (and it works in regular textbox!)
Best regards, Daky
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by:kiprimshot
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daky:

yeah...... I know how to bold all text
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by:idorey
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IN an RTF box you can set individual words to bold. I have done this but sometimes (I dont know why) it get a bit flaky.

Use SelStart to find the start of the work/phrase you want bold. Use SelLength to select that word or phrase.

You can then use the SelBold command to set that selection to bold.

Good Luck
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by:kiprimshot
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sorry for the wait I havent been off for a while
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