Posted on 2003-03-05
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Last Modified: 2010-05-01

in my form there are 7 controls. how can I use Sendkeys to go through them like the Tab Key whenever i press Enter?
please give me a complete code showing the event where i use this property.

Question by:asns
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ID: 8073524
Private Sub object_KeyPress([index As Integer,]keyascii As Integer)

The KeyPress event syntax has these parts:

Part Description
object --- An object expression that evaluates to an object in the Applies To list.
index --- An integer that uniquely identifies a control if it's in a control array.
keyascii --- An integer that returns a standard numeric ANSI keycode. Keyascii is passed by reference; changing it sends a different character to the object. Changing keyascii to 0 cancels the keystroke so the object receives no character.

if KeyAscii = 13 then sendkeys "{Tab}"
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Richie_Simonetti earned 200 total points
ID: 8073670
set form.keypreview property to True, in Keypress event of the form put this:
If KeyAscii = 13 Then SendKeys "{Tab}"
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Expert Comment

ID: 8074515
Just take in mind that it would set focus to every control in your form, not only text boxes.
Thanks for "A" grade.

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