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'I have defined the following sub in Module1
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Public Sub labelloader(objname As Label)

With objname
.Caption = "Hello"
End With

End Sub
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If I call

Private Sub Form_Load()
Module1.labelloader (Label1)
End Sub

on my form I have a label called Label1

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but on loading I am getting a type mismatch error. The pupose of above sub is that I need to dynamically load the names of labels on runtime instead of me typing there names everywhere in the design. I also need to know a function that splits a string based on a delimiter like * and stores it in an array. Please help
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Question by:anshuma
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by:Erick37
ID: 12333644
Change the call to this:

Call Module1.labelloader(Label1) 'With Call keyword

=or=

Module1.labelloader Label1  'Without the parenthesis

Hope it helps!

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by:Erick37
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P.S

Since the function is Public, you do not need to use Module1...

Call labelloader(Label1)

=or=

labelloader Label1
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hes earned 1000 total points
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Change it to:

Private Sub Form_Load()
 
Call labelloader(Label1)

End Sub


For the second use the split function

Dim NewArray
Dim MyString as String
MyString = "12345*67890"
NewArray = Split(MyString,"*")
' NewArray(0) now contains "12345"
' NewArray(1) contains "67890"
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by:anv
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try the following argument in the function
Public Sub labelloader(objname As control)

With objname
.Caption = "Hello"
End With

End Sub

private sub Form_Load()
  labelloader(me.label1)
end sub
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by:_agj_
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Public Sub labelloader(Byref objname As Label) should help

i dont suggest the 'As Control' technique since it leads to ambiguity and more memory usage...
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by:Ioannis Paraskevopoulos
ID: 12337044
Private Sub Form_Load()
      Form1.Show
      module1.labelloader Label1
End Sub
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by:anshuma
ID: 12337177
"anv" seems more correct as I am passing the array of controls, any suggestions
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by:Ioannis Paraskevopoulos
Ioannis Paraskevopoulos earned 200 total points
ID: 12337327
As for the function you need,Split is the one you're looking for.


Dim myArray() As String
Dim mystring As String

mystring = "Try*this*function"
myArray = Split(mystring, "*")
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by:anv
ID: 12337369
hi for second part of ur question..


Dim myArray
Dim mystring As String

mystring = "Try*this*function"
myArray = Split(mystring, "*")

actually split returns a variant array...
..so if u give

Dim myArray() As String
it will give an error here..

try using this code...
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by:EDDYKT
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Use object

ie

im module

Public Sub labelloader(objname As Object)
Dim lbl As Object

For Each lbl In objname
    With lbl
        .Caption = "Hello"
    End With
Next
End Sub


in form

Private Sub Form_Load()
labelloader Label1
End Sub
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by:anv
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hi EDDYKT

dont u think object and Control (in this case) wont make any difference..??
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by:EDDYKT
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Any control can be referenced by object

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