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Posted on 2011-09-23
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Hi,

Within an Access form, I just want to have a placeholder in a text box.  For example, have "Enter Name here".  When the user clicks inside the text box, "Enter Name here" will disapear and they can start typing.

Thanks,
Joel
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In the Format property of your Text Box control, set it to the following ...

@;"Enter Name Here"

For information on how this works, check out:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/access-help/format-property-text-and-memo-data-types-HA001232747.aspx
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Thanks for the fast response!
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Your welcome!  Good luck on your project!
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