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Dear All,

I have two textboxes and one command button in a window. Textboxes are for to enter the login name & password. Command button I am using to allow the user to go into next screen if name & password is valid.
Is it possible to press "Enter" and move to next screen just after entering password? To avoid clicking the Command button.

Thnx & rgds

maan
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Metalhead earned 80 total points
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Yes in the KeyPress event of your textbox you can capture the keypressed and do whatever you want

Here's a sample code of what you might put in there, this checks if an Enter has been pressed and then executes your command button's Click event

    If KeyAscii = 13 Then
        KeyAscii = 0
        cmdCommand_Click
    End If
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by:Arthur_Wood
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or, set the Default property of the Command Button to True.

One button can be set as the DEFAULT (Default=True), and when the Enter key is pressed, THAT button's click event is fired.

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by:NANDA2002_US
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I go with Arthur_Wood Using "Default=True" is the ultimate.

Also you can use "Cancel=True" for "Close" or "Cancel" Button if the user wanna close the window by pressing "Esc" Key.
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by:NANDA2002_US
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I go with Arthur_Wood Using "Default=True" is the ultimate.

Also you can use "Cancel=True" for "Close" or "Cancel" Button if the user wanna close the window by pressing "Esc" Key.

-Nanda
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by:Metalhead
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  The Default=true is good if you want that button to be clicked on any Enter.
  But what I think he wants and probably is more logical, is if you are in the username textbox and press enter you go to the password textbox and then when you press enter you execute the OK button.

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