Copy value from List Box using Double Click Event

I have an unbound list box with values that I would like to populate a memo field using a double click event. Any suggestions. The memo text box is bound to a table. I was hoping there would be a simple On_Double_Click event procedure that can copy the value to the memo field.
johnberniejonesAsked:
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Chris BRetiredCommented:
In the On Double Click event select Event Procedure and enter this  memo = Text1 where memo is your bound memo field and text1 is your unbound list box.

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johnberniejonesAuthor Commented:
I've just realised I can select copy and paste using simple ctrl c and v keys... Thanks
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Chris BRetiredCommented:
You can, but double clicking the item in the list works fine, so why not...

Chris B
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Mike EghtebasDatabase and Application DeveloperCommented:
Assuming:

txtMemo  is your text box linked to memo filed
lstOptions is your list box to choose from.

On the dbl click event (of this list box) have:

  txtMemo  = Nz(txtMemo)  & ", " *  lstOptions

this will add your choise to the existing value of the list box seperated by a comma.

Mike
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Mike EghtebasDatabase and Application DeveloperCommented:
correction:

txtMemo  = Nz(txtMemo)  & ", " &  lstOptions

to avaid the comma in case there was no value int the memo field, use:

txtMemo  = iif(Nz(txtMemo,"")="", "",  ", ") &  lstOptions
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft Access MVP)Database Architect / Systems AnalystCommented:
How can you Copy and Paste from a List box ??

In the On Dbl Click event of the List box:

Me.YourMemoFieldTextBoxName = Me.YourListBoxName ...

mx
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Mike EghtebasDatabase and Application DeveloperCommented:
just as you have it:

Me.YourMemoFieldTextBoxName = Me.YourListBoxName

When you double click on the list box like

City:          
----------------
Los Angeles  |  
San Diego     |
.                    |
.                    |
.                    |
-----------------
   ^-- lstCity
When you double click on this list box, say on San Diego option, using:

Me!txtMemo = Me!lstCity

puts San diego into txtMemo box.

Mike
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Mike EghtebasDatabase and Application DeveloperCommented:
Here the code needs to be in the double click event of the list box (if wasn't made it clear).

Mike
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Mike EghtebasDatabase and Application DeveloperCommented:
Is there any additional concerns you may have?

Thanks,

Mike
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
DatabaseMX:,
<How can you Copy and Paste from a List box >
... just like you can with a combobox. It will copy the data in the Bound column.
(But I would still rather use automation)

Jeffc
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft Access MVP)Database Architect / Systems AnalystCommented:
Well I'll be .... $*(@&^!^!*(@^!

Funny ... never really needed to or tried to do that.  The little things we miss.  That's why we are all here.

Thank You Jeff ...

mx
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
LOL
<That's why we are all here>
I know...

Some wise expert here finally explained to me how to Re-index/optimize my queries.
;)

Jeffc
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft Access MVP)Database Architect / Systems AnalystCommented:
Really! Who was that?

mx
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
I think it was that rap artist...DMX!
;)
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft Access MVP)Database Architect / Systems AnalystCommented:
The little things I ... FORGET ... man, what a day!!
What thread was that ... seriously, I forgot.

mx
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft Access MVP)Database Architect / Systems AnalystCommented:
Aahh so.  Well, like I said, there is some conflicting info.  That post was the most recent info I've across.  However, I'm going to cross check all of that ... cuz I want to be sure it's 100% accurate. Like, that part about C&R re-optimizing stored queries ... don't recall hearing that per se in the past.

My partner and I did confirm some other stuff on indexes yesterday ... which is ... when you create a say ... a one to many (real) relationship (with ref integrity = yes) between two tables, Access automatically creates a hidden index on the field in the Many table. You won't see it in the properties for that field in table design view - it will say Indexed=No ... BUT ... if you enumerate tabledefs/indexes on that (Many) table, you WILL see it. AND ... if you go ahead and set Indexed=Yes for that field ... you will actually end up with two (duplicate) indexes!!  

This becomes important when you start to reach the 32 index limit in any one table ..ie, there may be hidden indexes you do see listed in the Index (lighting bolt) dialog ... which was the case with and mdb he inherited .. and was trying to create another relationship on that table ... and Access said: "Sooo sorree, 32 index limit exceeded!!!"


mx
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
johnberniejones,

Your original question:
<I have an unbound list box with values that I would like to populate a memo field using a double click event.>

burrcm, proposed solution:
< memo = Text1 >

Your reply:
<I've just realised I can select copy and paste using simple ctrl c and v keys... Thanks>

However your own "Solution" does satisfy the "Double-Click" criteria you set forth in the original question?

Jeff Coachman


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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft Access MVP)Database Architect / Systems AnalystCommented:
Do we have a resolution to this question?  Just checking ...

mx
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Computer101Commented:
Forced accept.

Computer101
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