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  firstletter = mid(txtfields.text),1,1)
  tvtreeview.nodes(firstletter).children

but i am getting an error. What I need to know is how do I use a varibale and get the number of the children depending on what the first letter of the text box is.
  tvtreeview.nodes("A".children works fine. but I need to use my firstletter varible.
thanks very much for time and assistance
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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what about this:

firstletter = left(txtfields.text,1)
tvtreeview.nodes(firstletter).children

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apart from that, if you still get an error, it's because there is no such treeview node with that "letter" as key

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by:benny_ca
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just try

  tvtreeview.nodes(cstr(mid(txtfields.text),1,1))).children
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hi angelll and benny

thanks both were correct and my was correct too the problem was what angell told me
that got me thinking. My tree had only capitals letter and my textbox was giving lower cases.
So I had to ucase(firstletter) then it worked

thanks so much for all your help. I will split it since I appreciate all your time and assistance
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by:cbbisu
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experts exchange is a wonderful site
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by:cbbisu
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They gave me an idea that I realize that was not using capitals letters.

thanks
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