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Posted on 2006-07-05
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Im trying to set a value in a maked edit box.... I keep getting an Invalid property Value

Mask = "$0.00"
Format = "$#,##0.00"

Trying to set the value in code with txtRefundGst = 0 where txtRefundGst  is the MEB

HEEEELLLLPPPP!!!!!



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by:GrahamSkan
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It's not clear what you expect. The mask of $0.00 means that that is the only value that is legal. Try $#.##.
Also you must conform to the mask. Manually it will beep at you, Programatically it raises an error.

So you need
txtRefundGst.Text = "$0.00"
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by:ExtremeFitness
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Im trying to ver any valid currency.....  
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GrahamSkan earned 2000 total points
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If you are only going to fill it programatically, it would be easier to have a blank Mask.

The format will still work.
txtRefundGst.Text = 1.234
will display as $1.23 if you keep the Format as "$#,##0.00"

If not, you might want to use a mask that is at least as long as the Format:
$9,99#.##
Would be a good match.


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by:ExtremeFitness
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Ok maybe the Masked edit box is not for me... :)
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