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How to tie some vba code to a function key

Posted on 2011-09-09
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When I have the cursor in a specific text box on a specific form (and only then) I would like to be able to click F5 and run some code.  How can I do that please?
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You can set the KeyPreview Property of the form to true.

Then put code in the KeyDown event of your textbox, similar to:

Private Sub text0_KeyDown(KeyCode As Integer, Shift As Integer)

    if KeyCode = vbKeyF5 Then
        'put your code here

         'the reset the keycode
         KeyCode = 0
    endif

End Sub
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