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combobox selection

Posted on 2004-09-16
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im assuming this is a really easy question, but when my form loads, i have multiple comboboxs' that appear to be selected. (The text within them that is).....and i cant figure out how to unselect them

thanks!
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Question by:bramsquad
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by:Clif
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Combobox1.SelectedIndex = -1
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by:bramsquad
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let me rephrase,

i want the item selected, just not the text...

~b
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Combobox1.SelectionStart = 0
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by:bramsquad
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Desp:

sortof, but ill give you some since you put me on the right track

heres what you want

Combobox1.SelectionStart = Combobox1.Text.Length

~b
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by:Desp
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>>>i want the item selected, just not the text...

what does that mean then?

btw thanks for the C grade, Most of the peoples here dont like to answer the questions of ppls who have Cs and Bs in their question history
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by:bramsquad
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i use "c" grades sparingly, take a look at my profile.

anyways, the first answer gave no selection in the combo box.  (it was blank, no item at all)

your answer gave me the item i wanted, but the text within the combobox was selected (which is what i was asking how not to do)

the reason your code doesnt work, is it selects the text as position zero.  mine selects the text at the last position, or so to speak, leaves it unselected.  

you didnt provide me with a thourough answer, thats why i gave you a "c"

~b

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