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Own Dialog Box

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Hi All,

I would like to make my own "dialog box".

What I would like to have is something that is similar to the Common Dialog, but not working with files etc, it will be working with say for instance a list of people.

I would like to be able to call this form/dialog from anywhere in my app and return a name of a person from the list on that form.

something along the lines of:

'//
f_GetName()

frmNamePopup.Show
f_GetName = frmNamePopup.txtName.text
'//

I know that the above idea wont work!!! Its just a thought.

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High School Computer Science, Computer Applications, Digital Design, and Mathematics Teacher
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Top Expert 2009
Commented:
frmNamePopup has a TextBox (Text1) and a CommandButton (Command1):

' --------------------
' Form1
' --------------------
Private Sub Command1_Click()
    Dim result As String
    result = frmNamePopup.ShowDialog
    Label1.Caption = result
End Sub


' --------------------
' frmNamePopup
' --------------------
Public Function ShowDialog() As String
    frmNamePopup.Show vbModal
    ShowDialog = frmNamePopup.Text1.Text
End Function

Private Sub Command1_Click()
    Me.Hide
End Sub

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Commented:
perfect!! Thanks Idle_Mind...I'll have to bear you in mind while I work on this project with a deadline!!
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