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Accessing a control's properties

Posted on 2007-11-29
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I have one sub where I dynamically create checkboxlist items...

Dim chk As New CheckBox
   With chk
        AddHandler chk.CheckStateChanged, AddressOf chkBox_CheckedChanged
        .Name = strName

In that checkstatechanged event, I'm trying to set another created control's name based off the checkbox's name:

    Private Sub chkBox_CheckedChanged(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs)
        Dim cbo as New CustomCombo
        cbo.Name = "Primary " & chkBox.Name

but that gives me the error: Name 'chkbox' is not declared

How can I get around this?
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Question by:sirbounty
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Here's a case where you can use the sender parameter:

Private Sub chkBox_CheckedChanged(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs)
        Dim cbo as New CustomCombo
        Dim chkBox As CheckBox = DirectCast(sender, CheckBox)
        cbo.Name = "Primary " & chkBox.Name
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by:PaulHews
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I don't think you can have a space in a control name however...
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by:Jaime Olivares
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it is no chk?
cbo.Name = "Primary " & chk.Name
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