Number Search in combo box of  vsflexgrid.

Posted on 2001-08-01
Last Modified: 2007-12-19

I am creating one accounting application.
In the application i have purchase screen wherein user can purchase number of product in an order.
To show Products in purchase order i have used vsflexgrid.
In vsflexgrid user can add/modify the products.

Now i have one problem,
I am having combo box in first columns of vsflexgrid, combo box shows all the product number available in database.
Let us say i have product numbers like 1,10,11,2,23,50,100, etc.
Combox box in vsflexgrid shows all these product number.

When typing in the grid, autofill works when I type a 1 it brings up
Product 1 and when I type a 5 it brings up item 50 but when I type 10 it doesn't bring up anything.

What i need is if user type 10 then the combo box of the grid should show number 10, etc.

Any help in this regards will be highly appreciated.

Thanks in advance.


Question by:sudarshan_shir
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Expert Comment

ID: 6343980
In the Form's Gen. Dec. section, add:

Private SkipChange As Boolean

In the combobox's change event, compare what the user has typed:

Dim I As Long
Dim X As Long
X = Len(Combo1.Text)
For I = 0 To Combo1.ListCount - 1
    If Left$(Combo1.List(I), X) = Combo1.Text Then
        Combo1.Text = Combo1.List(I)
        Combo1.SeLStart = X
        Combo1.SelLength = Len(Combo1.Text)
        Exit For
    End If

And in the KeyDown event:

If KeyCode = vbKeyBack Then SkipChange = True

This is the same basic idea I use for an auto-complete combobox.

Accepted Solution

KDivad earned 100 total points
ID: 6343986
Forgot a part:

X = Len(Combo1.Text)
If SkipChange Then Exit Sub
For I = 0 To Combo1.ListCount - 1

Expert Comment

ID: 6343987
One more time:

X = Len(Combo1.Text)
If SkipChange Then
    SkipCahnge = False
    Exit Sub
End If
For I = 0 To Combo1.ListCount - 1
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Expert Comment

ID: 6343990
You've got to be getting tired of this. <sigh>

SkipCahnge = False

should be:

SkipChange = True
LVL 43

Expert Comment

ID: 6344401
Do you have the ComboSearch property set to flexCmbSearchAll ? I think that if you choose one of the other settings it affects the way the searching works.
LVL 49

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Expert Comment

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Per recommendation, force-accepted.

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