Validation and Combo box question

Posted on 2003-02-19
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2010-05-01
Hi. Im just starting to use Visual Basic for a school project so my skills are limited to say the least. The VB I am using is only the version in Excel so it is not very powerful. It has taken me a good few days to get to where I am but now I am stuck so was wondering if any of you guys could help me. I have 3 questions. The first is:

Is there a way to force people to only be able to enter letters and all symbols such as [?!"#$%^&*()>.] but no numbers into a textbox in excel VBA.

The second is:

Is there a way to use a combo box in a UserForm that by the selection you make, determines which UserForm you go to. e.g. if i select 1 from the combo box, it takes me to UserForm 1 or if I select 2 from the combo box it takes me to UserForm2.

The third is:

Is there a way to get TextBoxes that are linked to a cell in Excel to reveal what the cell value is in the TextBox without having to put the cursor in the TextBox first. The Code I use currently to link to the cells is:
TextBox1.Text = Range("cell").Value

These are probably very basic questions but i cant find a way to do them and have searched lots of forums looking for the answer. Any help you can provide will be greatly appreciated.
Mark Thurley
Question by:marks97
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Expert Comment

ID: 7984308
first question

if isNumeric (text1.text) then
call msgbox("You can not enter nubers",vbinformation)
end if

Probably do this in the text_change event

Expert Comment

ID: 7984323
Second Question

Private sub Combo1_Click
if Combo = 1 then
Form1.visible = true
Form.visible = false
end if

if Combo=2 then
Form2.visible = true
Form.visible = false
end if

end sub

Expert Comment

ID: 7984473
Don't look at question 2.  It is wrong.  I will tell you tomorrow morning how to do it if it hasn't been answered by then.

Accepted Solution

Jacamar earned 200 total points
ID: 7987335
Second Question.

'   Set array for Items in Combo box
'   This is done above procedures
Private Enum Items
    Item = 0
    Item2 = 1
    Item3 = 2
    Item4 = 3
End Enum

Private fItem As Items

Private sub Form_Load()

Call Combo.Clear
Call Combo.AddItem("Item1")
Call Combo.AddItem("Item2")
Call Combo.AddItem("Item3")
Call Combo.AddItem("Item4")
Combo.ListIndex = fItem

end sub

Private sub Command1_click()
dim sgItem1 as single    

if fItem = Item1 then
 sgItem1 = 1
 do whatever else you want in this situation
end if

' do the same for other items in the combobox

end sub

This will work.

Author Comment

ID: 7993233
Thanks for your help.

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