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Posted on 2003-11-09
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is there a way to save a the info that was in the textbox when it closed

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a program has a 2 text boxs and they click a command button for save so next time they open the program the 2 text boxs have the same text as when the clicked save command button

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Question by:camerononastick
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if you download the module here:

http://www.freevbcode.com/ShowCode.Asp?ID=1531

You can add it to your project and then use something like this to save and retrieve settings:

Private Sub Command1_Click()
' store text from Text1 and Text2
SaveStringSetting "MyAppName", "Settings", "MyText1", Text1.Text
SaveStringSetting "MyAppName", "Settings", "MyText2", Text2.Text
End Sub

Private Sub Command2_Click()
' retrieve text from Text1 and Text2
Text1.Text = GetStringSetting("MyAppName", "Settings", "MyText1")
Text2.Text = GetStringSetting("MyAppName", "Settings", "MyText2")
End Sub
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If you want a simpler solution you could just use VB's SaveSetting and GetSetting

Private Sub Command1_Click()
' store text from Text1 and Text2
SaveSetting "MyAppName", "Settings", "MyText1", Text1.Text
SaveSetting "MyAppName", "Settings", "MyText2", Text2.Text
End Sub

Private Sub Command2_Click()
' retrieve text from Text1 and Text2
Text1.Text = GetSetting("MyAppName", "Settings", "MyText1")
Text2.Text = GetSetting("MyAppName", "Settings", "MyText2")
End Sub
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