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Access Combo Box Wrap Text

Posted on 2009-07-12
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In a form combo box, rather than extending the length that a text appears for selection, I have made my box wide. Is there a manner to do something like Excel's "Wrap Text" to save width space on the form - but apply this to the combo box?

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by:Jeffrey Coachman
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No,

The text in a combobox cannot be made to "Wrap".

Can I ask how long are the entries in your combobox that they need to wrap?

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Hi tahirih,

You can make the width of the dropdown wider than the combobox by setting the list width


Good Luck!

Gary
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You can certainly use a textbox beneath the combobox to display the full, wrapped text:
Access-EEQ-24564226-ComboBoxText.mdb
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