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im sure this is easy, if it isn't please advise me and i will regrade it.

I have two forms,  "form 1" contains a list box, with a variable number of items in it.
I need to create labels and list boxes for each of those items in "form 2" when i click on the command button in "form 1".  

Please help, none of my books give me the commands, and i have scrolled through about 5000 answers on here.
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by:Éric Moreau
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by:SSSoftware
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Irishboy:

An easier way to add controls to a form dynamically is to use a control array.

It does require a little coding though:

1) add a prototype control to your form
2) set the index property to 0 (zero)
3) Code the evente that you need to use (Use the Index parameter to identify the control that caused the event)

When you need to add a new control then you

1) Load ControlName(New_Index_Number)
' the indexnumber of the control must not currently exist
2) Position the control where you want it
3) set the visiblew property to true

You can now use all the events that you created for the
control with the zero index.

Note that the first parameter is the index number of the control that caused the event.

To remove the controls you use the UNLOAD function

Good Luck,
Ed
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by:spauljoseph
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Step 1:  Place a Label and TextBox in the Form2
Step 2:  Set 0 in the Index Property of those Lable and TextBox controls
Step 3:  Write the following code in the Command Button Click event of Form1



Private Sub Command1_Click()
    Dim lngCnt as Long

    With Form2
        .Label1(0).Caption = "List 1"
        .Text1(0).Text = List1.List(0)
        For lngCnt = 1 to List1.ListCount - 1
             Load .Label1(lngCnt)
             .Label1(lngCnt).Caption = "List " & lngCnt + 1
             .Label1(lngCnt).Move .Label1(lngCnt-1).Top + .Label1(lngCnt-1).Height + 120
             .Label1(lngCnt).Visible = True
             Load .Text1(lngCnt)
             .Text1(lngCnt).Text = List1.List(lngCnt)
             .Text1(lngCnt).Move .Text1(lngCnt-1).Top + .Text1(lngCnt-1).Height + 120
             .Text1(lngCnt).Visible = True
        Next
    End With
End Sub
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irishboyx:
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irishboyx, an EE Moderator will handle this for you.
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My recommandation: split between emoreau and SSSoftware
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Why didn't you follow my recommandation?
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