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ON CLICK CHANGE THE COLOR FILL OF TEXT BOX

Posted on 2007-11-28
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Probably an easy 500 points.  When i click my button (cmdAddNew) I would like the color fill of one textbox (txtLocation) to be yellow so the user will know to make sure to fill the area. and then have it back to normal gray color once it is saved since the  textbox will go back to its normal setting of enabled = false.
Private Sub cmdAddNew_Click()
    
    txtName = Null
    txtPosition = Null
    txtLocation = Null
    txtID = 0
    chkNew = True
    '--- enable the text boxes and the Save button
    
    txtID.Enabled = True
    txtName.Enabled = True
    txtPosition.Enabled = True
    txtLocation.Enabled = True
    
    
    
    txtName.SetFocus
    '--- disable the list box, the Add New button, the Close button, and the Edit button
    '--- must be done after the setfocus as we cannot disable something that has focus
    lstEmployee.Enabled = False
    cmdAddNew.Enabled = False
    cmdEdit.Enabled = False
    cmdExit.Enabled = True
    cmdClear.Enabled = True
    cmdSave.Enabled = True
    cmddelete.Enabled = False
 
End Sub

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txtID.Enabled = True
 txtID.BackColor = vbYellow     '<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
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cmdAddNew.Enabled = False
txtID.BackColor = vbWhite     '<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
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TWBit earned 500 total points
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Me.txtlocation.BackColor = vbYellow

When disabled, the background will be gray.  So maybe just set it to yellow in design?
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by:goingolfn99
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I was making harder than what I made it out to be. Thanks TWBIT
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