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Hi,
How do I made a textbox_Keypress event for all my textboxes at once
Thank you
ernesto

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by:gecko_au2003
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Make a control array of text box's ie configre the first textbox how you want it , ie if you want to change background colour of it, or font size, fonts, etc, then copy and paste it. When it asks you do you want to make a control array, click Yes. Copy and paste as many as you want. Then from there when you double click on the textbox it will give you a variable something like Index As Integer and you can use a for next loop to loop through all of the controls in that control array.
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Private Sub TextBox1_KeyPress(Index As Integer)
For each ctl In Control
If ctl = "TextBox" Then
MsgBox "You pressed a key in a textbox"
End If
End Sub


OR

Private Sub TextBox1_KeyPress(Index As Integer)
For i = 0 To 10 '< Change the 10 to the last Index value of the textbox you have
Msgbox "You pressed a key in the textbox"
Next
End Sub

The coding would be something along those lines :)

I hope this helps, just I do not have visual basic at my disposal to get you the exact code.
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by:Ernesto
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Thank you geko
I ´m going to tray
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