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how: copy / past,   labels / textboxes, using code in vb???

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how: copy / past,   labels / textboxes, using code in vb???

copy me!label1  to  me!label2  or some such method, thanx much.
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Question by:vbsterxx
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by:sirbounty
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If
Text1.text="Text"
Label1.Caption="Text"
Then...


Private Sub Command1_CLick()
Text2.text=Text1.text
End Sub


Private Sub Command2_Click()
Label2.caption=label1.caption
End Sub
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by:David Lee
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me!label2 = me!label1
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by:vbsterxx
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how to copy the control, not just it's caption or value. thanx
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Select the control - Edit/Copy then Edit/Paste.
You will then be creating a control array...

Reference each 'copy' of this control array by using the Index property (starting at 0 for the first and so on)...
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You can also create more at runtime...see here: http://www.vbexplorer.com/VBExplorer/vb_feature/april2000/april2000.asp
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You can not copy/paste a control at run time.

This is because unilike VB IDE clipboard object won't hold the control information .


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ID: 10746287
However you can simlute it:

Step 1:

set form keypreview property to true


Step 2:

User select a control, so control is highlighted, and presses Control+C you use form keypress event
to trap this keys.

Step3:

User  presses Control+V(paste) , again you trap these keys and do the paste on position X and Y of form

Which are defined in Form1.CurrentX and form1.currentY
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I have supplied a working solution to the question.

Accept with grade A or B seems proper.
Regards.
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by:sirbounty
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I suggest a split:  sirbounty {http:#10745889} & unknown_routine {http:#10746287}
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Split seems good to me.

Regards.
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