Improve company productivity with a Business Account.Sign Up

x
?
Solved

Automatically open the dropdown

Posted on 2008-10-09
7
Medium Priority
?
177 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-26
Hi all, I have a question, I have been looking for a command on this and have not had any luck.  I have a radiobuttonlist with letters on it, when they pick a letter that is what populates a dropdown list.  They want, when they pick a letter, the dropdownlist automatically opens up.  In other words, so they don't have to click on the dropdownlist to make it open up...  In VS2005 VB

Thanks,
0
Comment
Question by:ratkinso666
  • 4
  • 2
7 Comments
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:VBpassion
ID: 22681447
Hi there,
do u need that to be done in vb.net only, or can i sow you in vb6.0
0
 
LVL 86

Accepted Solution

by:
Mike Tomlinson earned 2000 total points
ID: 22681944
Use the ComboBox.DroppedDown() Property:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.windows.forms.combobox.droppeddown.aspx

Setting it to True will make the DropDown portion display:

    ComboBox1.DroppedDown = True
0
 

Author Comment

by:ratkinso666
ID: 22682469
I've seen the combobox referenced, but I only have a dropdownlist....  
VBPassion, is it a long process ??  I am hoping to be able to simply do something like Idle Mind said, but for a dropdownlist...
Thanks,
Randy
0
Get expert help—faster!

Need expert help—fast? Use the Help Bell for personalized assistance getting answers to your important questions.

 
LVL 86

Expert Comment

by:Mike Tomlinson
ID: 22682822
"but I only have a dropdownlist.... "

If you're working with a WebForm I have no idea sorry....  =\
0
 

Author Comment

by:ratkinso666
ID: 22683399
Yes, this is a vb.net web page..
0
 

Author Comment

by:ratkinso666
ID: 22717643
While I did not get the answer for a webform, I assume it can't be done.  I did get the answer for a non .net project.  So I awarded the points after deciding I was not going to get an answer for .net.

Thanks,
Randy
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:ratkinso666
ID: 31504790
Thanks for the great answer Idle Mind
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Calculating holidays and working days is a function that is often needed yet it is not one found within the Framework. This article presents one approach to building a working-day calculator for use in .NET.
Article by: Shaun
Tiling windows is a great way to see multiple applications at once. Windows Tiler is a tool that automatically tiles open application windows as the open and close.
From store locators to asset tracking and route optimization, learn how leading companies are using Google Maps APIs throughout the customer journey to increase checkout conversions, boost user engagement, and optimize order fulfillment. Powered …
Watch the software video of Kernel Import PST to Office 365 tools which can easily import PST and OST files to Office 365 for bulk mailboxes. The process of migration is simple and user can map source and destination mailboxes and easily import data…

601 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question