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Display comboxes created at runtime

I am generating comboboxes as:
 Public Combos() As ComboBox
later I use:
 ReDim Combos(5)
      For J = 0 To 5
         Combos(J) = New ComboBox
      Next
I use Combos(0).Items.Add(Item) for example to populate them.
However I cannot display the comboboxes on the form.
What is missing?
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hlominac

8/22/2022 - Mon
Dirk Haest

You still need to place them somewhere on the form (through coding)

Example:

For J = 0 To 5
         ComboBox x = New ComboBox
         x.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(60, 15)  
         x.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(30 * J, 200)  
         Me.Controls.Add(x)  
         Combos(J) = x
      Next


http://www.dreamincode.net/forums/topic/63445-dynamic-form-and-controls-generation/
mayank_joshi

This Article may help you in creating dynamic combobox in windows form:-

http://aspalliance.com/1385_Building_Dynamic_NET_Controls_with_Windows_Forms.2
hlominac

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Dhaest:,
When I ran your code I got an error message at: Me.Controls.Add(x)  
Controls is not a member of MyProgram.Data where Data is the subroutine containing the code.
How do I declare Controls?
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Using your example I learned a lot about creating in runtime.  Thank you!