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Accessing data from several textboxes.

Posted on 2006-06-26
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Hi experts!

I have 81 textboxes in a form in a 9x9-pattern.
They are named TextBoxXY (where XY are the corresponding numbers in the 9x9-patter, for example TextBox11 is the first and TextBox99 is the last).
I need to copy data from theese boxes into an array ( square(1,1) ) but I can't make the coding effective.

As it is now it says:
square(1,1) = TextBox11
square(1,2) = TextBox12
square(1,3) = TextBox13
...
square(9,7) = TextBox97
square(9,8) = TextBox98
square(9,9) = TextBox99

This is not really efficient.
What I would like is some sort code that looks something like this:

for i = 1 to 9
   for j = 1 to 9
      square(i,j) = TextBoxij
   next
next

Thank you for your help!
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Question by:ElSmisko
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by:Jim Horn
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for i = 1 to 9
   for j = 1 to 9
      square(i,j) = frm("TextBox" & i & j).Text
   next
next
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by:Jim Horn
Jim Horn earned 50 total points
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(slight correction)

for i = 1 to 9
   for j = 1 to 9
      square(i,j) = Me("TextBox" & i & j)
   next
next
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by:ElSmisko
ID: 16987143
Thank you for your fast reply!

I tried both your examples but I receive an error-message saying:
"Class 'WindowsApplication1.Form1' cannot be indexed because it has no default property."

I have no idea what that means. Please help.
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Harisha M G earned 100 total points
ID: 16987240
for i = 1 to 9
   for j = 1 to 9
      square(i,j) = Me.Controls("TextBox" & i & j)
   next
next
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by:ElSmisko
ID: 16987393
I had to write
Me.Controls("TextBox" & i & j).Text
for it to work, but now it works. =D

Thanks for all your help guys!
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