How to handle Click Event of ComboBox in VB 6 ?

I have got the following code written in Click event of ComboBox but never got executed when I'm clicking on the Combo Box

Private Sub cmbList1_Click()
msgbox "Entered Combo Click Event"
End Sub
nivaspramodAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

SethiCommented:
Use the change event:

Private Sub cmbList1_Change()
msgbox "Entered Combo Click Event"
End Sub
0
appariCommented:
click event fires when you select an item from the list.
change event fires when text is changed by typing in the text area of the combobox.
0
hazgodCommented:
i always use the change event. otherwise, if you scroll instead of using dropdown and selecting the option, the click event won't happen.
0
Big Business Goals? Which KPIs Will Help You

The most successful MSPs rely on metrics – known as key performance indicators (KPIs) – for making informed decisions that help their businesses thrive, rather than just survive. This eBook provides an overview of the most important KPIs used by top MSPs.

nivaspramodAuthor Commented:
I got it working by using GotFocus and Validate events of the combobox. Actually the problem is to retain the value before i change the value in the combo box and once changed the value should be updated to the database. So, I tried Change and Click events of ComboBox to retain the value before changing the value.

 Let me know Is this the right way of doing it ?

 Storing  the old value once the Combo Box gets Focus and checking the value in the validate event whether current value is same as the old value or not.
0
SethiCommented:
Yes that the perfect way.
0
SethiCommented:
Yes that's the perfect way.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
nivaspramodAuthor Commented:
"Storing  the old value once the Combo Box gets Focus and checking the value in the validate event whether current value is same as the old value or not."

is the right answer.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Visual Basic Classic

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.