Solved

combo box add item

Posted on 2004-04-01
5
915 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-25
Hi all

I have 2 combobox where the items are being autopopulated from 2 different lookup tables

At runtime if I view items in combo1 everything ok
If I view items in combo2 it has items from combo1 and not from specific lookup

Close form
At runtime if I view items in combo2 everything ok
If I view items in combo1 it has items from combo2 not from specific lookup

Which ever Combobox I select first it populates theother combobox with the same item data.

The code below
Any help highly apprecaited
Shaz

Private Sub Form_Load()
Dim xlApp As Excel.Application
Dim xlbook As Excel.Workbook
Dim xlsheet As Excel.Worksheet
Set xlApp = CreateObject("Excel.Application")

Dim i As Integer
Dim TotalCellCount As Integer
Dim Selectcell As String


Set xlbook = xlApp.Workbooks.Open("c:\SIC Look Up Table.xls")


Set xlsheet = xlbook.Worksheets(1)


TotalCellCount = ActiveSheet.Range("A1").CurrentRegion.Rows.Count


For i = 1 To TotalCellCount

Range("A" & i).Select
Selectcell = Application.ActiveCell.Value
Combo1.AddItem Selectcell
Next i

Set xlbook = xlApp.Workbooks.Open("c:\SIC Look Up 4.xls")

Set xlsheet = xlbook.Worksheets(1)
TotalCellCount1 = ActiveSheet.Range("A1").CurrentRegion.Rows.Count
For p = 1 To TotalCellCount1

Range("A" & p).Select
Selectcell1 = Application.ActiveCell.Value
combo2.AddItem Selectcell1
Next p

Set xlApp = Nothing
Set xlbook = Nothing
Set xlsheet = Nothing

0
Comment
Question by:Shezad Ahmed
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:crazyman
ID: 10730949
Any code in your combo events eg:Click,Change etc..
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:crazyman
ID: 10730958
Also
What is Range and Application
Instead of Application.ActiveCell.Value should it be xlApp.ActiveCell.Value

?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Shezad Ahmed
ID: 10731225
Hi Crazyman

If I change Application.ActiveCell.Value to  xlApp.ActiveCell.Value then  combo1 only fills with the first item in row a.
Range just moves down coulmn A and replaces i with the next number.

What I have noticed is a number of instances of excel.exe running. Could this be the cause. Maybe locking the excel spreadsheet.
Surely there should be only one instance running

I do not have any Click,Change etc..

Cheers
Shezad
0
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
Alok-Agarwal earned 500 total points
ID: 10731403
Hi,

Before setting xlbook to  "SIC Look Up 4.xls" ensure that you have closed the workbook by using


Workbooks.close

Hope that helps.

Thanks
Alok
0
 

Author Comment

by:Shezad Ahmed
ID: 10732875
Thanks everyone
I placed workbooks.close before setting  "SIC Look Up 4.xls
And also I placed workbooks.close and xlapp.quit before I set to nothing

0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
add text to end of existing text in file 16 69
Access 2003, my txt file export is running backwards 4 47
Help me. 3 46
VB 6 error 5 in windows 10 but not in XP 7 44
When designing a form there are several BorderStyles to choose from, all of which can be classified as either 'Fixed' or 'Sizable' and I'd guess that 'Fixed Single' or one of the other fixed types is the most popular choice. I assume it's the most p…
Background What I'm presenting in this article is the result of 2 conditions in my work area: We have a SQL Server production environment but no development or test environment; andWe have an MS Access front end using tables in SQL Server but we a…
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access applic…
Show developers how to use a criteria form to limit the data that appears on an Access report. It is a common requirement that users can specify the criteria for a report at runtime. The easiest way to accomplish this is using a criteria form that a…

895 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now