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There are a set of controls including Text Boxes in a Form.

I am pasting a text onto a Text Box using Mouse/Ctrl+V. Is there any way can the Form Identify in which Control/Text Box the value has been pasted. Can I access the value which has been pasted ?
Is there any API Event or Function through which it can be detected.
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Easy if you use the Text1_Change event or similar for each control that you could paste into.
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If you set the form's KeyPreview property to True, you could use something like this, as an example of the code to implement:


Private Sub Form_KeyDown(KeyCode As Integer, Shift As Integer)
    If (Shift And vbCtrlMask) Then
        If KeyCode = Asc("V") Or KeyCode = Asc("v") Then
            MsgBox "Text pasted into " & Me.ActiveControl.Name & _
                vbCrLf & vbCrLf & "Text pasted: " & Chr(34) & _
                Clipboard.GetText & Chr(34)
        End If
    End If
End Sub
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by:ameba
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alramanathan, please, give FEEDBACK in your other question

http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=visualbasic&qid=20276373



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Moving to the paq

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