How do I replace a string by another? In other words:
If I type "A" in Text1 and want it to be replaced by "B"
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Replace(Text1.Text, "A", "B")

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Unless I'm missing something. . .
If text2.text="B"
and you want text1.text to equal "B",
you can also use
I think what you want to know is how to intercept a key and replace it when it is typed. To do this you need to put your code in the KeyPress event of the Text1 textbox

Private Sub Text1_KeyPress(KeyAscii As Integer)
If KeyAscii = 65 Then KeyAscii = 66
End Sub
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kalakaAuthor Commented:
I know I already accepted an answer but  if I use ()'s it requires a "=" sign. Without the ()'s it still doesnt work. ok, here's my code:
Private Sub Text1_change()
Replace Text1.Text, "A", "B"
End Sub

It doesnt work :(
Text1.Text = Replace(Text1.Text, "A", "B")
kalakaAuthor Commented:
Does it have to be by Ascii? cant I just replace the string?
kalakaAuthor Commented:
What if I want to "double" replace? In other words, replace more than 1 characters. Here's the code:

Private Sub Text1_change()
Text2.Text = Replace(Text1.Text, "A", "B")
Text2.Text = Replace(Text1.Text, "C", "D")
End Sub
replace works on strings...

so if you had "AB" you could do text2.text = Replace(Text1.Text, "AB", "BC")

But if A and B are separate then you'd have to do it like you've posted above.
kalakaAuthor Commented:
But above doesnt work :( It only replaces C by D, The A still is A. Isnt there a way of making it replace many characters by anothers?
Text2.Text = Replace(Text1.Text, "A", "B")
Text2.Text = Replace(Text2.Text, "C", "D")
Text2.Text = Replace(Text2.Text, "E", "F")
kalakaAuthor Commented:
before you start shouting, please look at the comment... there is a slight difference b/w mine and yours.
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