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DOES SOMEBODY KNOW HOW TO AUTOCOMPLETE DATA IN DATACOMBO I.E. WHEN THE USER STARTS TO TYPE IN A DATACOMBOBOX, THE FIRST MATCHING
ITEM IN THE LIST APPEARS IN EDITABLE PORTION AUTOMATICALLY? I HAVE TRIED THIS WITH  SIMPLE COMBO AND IT WORKS BUT CAN THIS BE DONE WITH A DATACOMBO???

I HAVE TRIED CHANGING STYLES ,BUT NOTHING WORKS!!!!!

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DATACOMBO IS BOUND TO A ADO DATACONTROL.DATACOMBO IS POPULATED AT RUNTIME.
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Are you same person?
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Hi Richie,
   No I am not the same person.I know this has been posted before.I have tried evrything even using API SendMessage, Nothing seems to work.

Please  help!!!!!!
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Did you see that link?. Wait, i will read it again...
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This is an extract from that thread:
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Hi Richie,
dblextendedmatching in matchentry and dbcdropdownlist in style gives me more or less what I want. Could
be better though

I know how to populate the combo when working with dao. For a lot of reasons I used this time a dataenvironment
and unfortunately I don't see how to access the indexes .... when using this.

Thanks

els ..."
hope it helps
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Hi Richie,
   I tried changing style to dbdropdownlist and matchentry to dbextendmatching.I want that user should be able to type in the editable portion of the combo.With dbdropdownlist,editable portion is not available.
So I can't use this.

Thankx for your help...

I have another question posted regarding Activex document. Please help me that, if possible
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Activex document...i have to tell you something:
IMHO, Microsoft will no longer support this type of app in the near future. It is just my opinion.
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you have tried with normal combo, why don't you replace Datacombo whit that one. It is less Headbreaker and works fine.
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Finalized as proposed

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