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I am looking for that loop where I can set the properties of all the controls without listing them for example

For each control in frmMain
   if control.type = textbox then
      control.caption = ""
   end if
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Question by:dhamijap
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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i guess this is better:

For each control in frmMain
  if TypeName(control) = "Textbox" then
     control.text = ""
  end if
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Diveblue earned 80 total points
ID: 6385350
Youve almost got it..

Dim thisControl As Control
For Each thisControl In Me.Controls
  If TypeOf thisControl Is TextBox Then
     thisControl.Text = ""
  End If
Next

hope it helps



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by:Diveblue
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angel's version is good too
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by:hes
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If you Name all your Textboxes like TxtWhatever then you can use

For Each Control In Form1
If Control.Name Like "Txt*" Then
   Control.Text = "hi"
End If
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by:wsh2
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<---- Code Begin ---->

   Dim objControl As Control
   For Each objControl In Me.Controls
      If TypeOf objControl Is TextBox Then
         objControl.Text = "This Is A Test"
      End If
   Next objControl

<---- Code End ---->

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by:dhamijap
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angelIII
I tried yours it did not work. it went through the loop though.
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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ooops, too late :-)
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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sorry, it's an uppercase B in the "Textbox" ...

For each control in frmMain
 if TypeName(control) = "TextBox" then
    control.text = ""
 end if
Next

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by:dhamijap
ID: 6385428
Diveblue you code worked perfect. Just as i wanted.
I am accepting your answer. Sorry hes and wsh2 the first acceptable answer gets the points. Yours looks like it is going to work. Thanks for your response.
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by:dhamijap
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Very good. Thanks a lot.
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dhamijap,
No need to be sorry, we work as a team here. Glad you got yor solution so quick.
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by:dhamijap
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Like your thoughts. Thanks a lot
dhamijap
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