Posted on 2004-08-16
Last Modified: 2010-08-05
How do I make the combo box drop down when I type in it?
Question by:fly412s
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Expert Comment

ID: 11815298
on kepress cant u change the combo box style? or just select the first row and it will drop down

Author Comment

ID: 11815455
I could change the combo box style.  But I can't find which style to change it to.  I've selected all 3 styles in the dropdownstyle property box but none of them do what I want.  Also, I do not want to select the first row because the whole point is to allow the matching value to be shown in the combo box when it is typed into the combo box (sort of like the index textbox in visual studio's help page).

Accepted Solution

s_sansanwal earned 50 total points
ID: 11815637
In KeyDown Event, set DroppedDown property to true

            private void comboBox1_KeyPress(object sender, System.Windows.Forms.KeyPressEventArgs e)
                  this.comboBox1.DroppedDown = true;

S Sansanwal

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ID: 11816350
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