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Returning to INdexing labels and coloring them by group

Posted on 2004-10-26
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Last Modified: 2010-05-02
A couple of days ago I asked about how to give all labels on a form the same background color. I received 2 excellent replies; unfortunately, one of them does not work for excel.

It is this one

Pub sub command1_click()
Dim i as integer
for i = 0 to Userform3.label1.ubound
next i
end sub

The problem seems to be that it will not let me see or create an indexed label with the same name.

I've tired
dim a as label 'works

but I cannot put anything on the form with the same name and if there is a way to create and use an array of labels I surely don't know how to do it.

Please help

Vinnyd79 if you are around, this was originally your code.
Question by:jcherry_99
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Expert Comment

ID: 12416867
You have to set the index property on the first label to 0.
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Expert Comment

ID: 12416950
VBA does not support control arrays. In VBA you can use this:

Dim c As Control

For Each c In Controls

    If TypeOf c Is msforms.Label Then
        c.BackColor = &HCC8080
    End If

Author Comment

ID: 12417319
To Vinny

The problem is that I cannot set the index to zero. I don't think excell does that. Nor do I know how to get excel to copy labels on a form so that they all have the same name.

Perhaps VB can do that, but I don't think excel can

Take good care

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Expert Comment

ID: 12871072
I can verify it works

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