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textbox on tab select entire text

vb 2005

when i tab through textboxes, i'd like to have the whole text in the textbox selected when it gets focus.

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newyuppie
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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Hi newyuppie;

Place an event handler for the TextBox Get Focus event and attach all text boxes to it and inset the line of code below.

    Private Sub TextBox_GotFocus(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) _
        Handles TextBox1.GotFocus, TextBox2.GotFocus, TextBox3.GotFocus

        CType(sender, TextBox).SelectAll()

    End Sub


Fernando
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newyuppieAuthor Commented:
very good that works fine. thank you!
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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Glad I was able to help. :=)
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