troubleshooting Question

TextBox with AutoComplete enabled clears itself and keeps focus when pressing [Enter]

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I've successfully implemented AutoCompleteCustomSource on a TextBox control (single line, no drop-down) , which is saved in My.Settings.  Also on this TextBox, I have a KeyPress event which, when triggered by the [Enter] key, a .PerformClick() is called on a button.

However, as long as the AutoCompleteMode and AutoCompleteSource are set, then when the [Enter] key is pressed, the TextBox is cleared and the KeyPress event never fires.  If I remove the AutoComplete features (set them to None), the TextBox behaves as expected and the KeyPress event fires correctly.

Why is this happening?
Matthew Clark
Web Applications Developer

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