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Move cursor to end of text

Posted on 2012-03-18
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I have a subform in single form mode that has a note field. Because I have enter behavior set to highlight field when I move between records,  the whole of the note fields text is highlighted. This means that if someone accidentally presses a key on the keyboard the whole note field is deleted to allow new data to be entered. I don't want to alter the default enter behavior because it is usefull elswhere and I don't want to set the focus to another field because that will be highlighted and suffer the same problem.

So what I need in the OnCurrent property of the subform is
If "Notes" (The Note Control)  has focus then move cursor to end of field or text.
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kmslogic earned 500 total points
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On the Enter event of your textbox that contains your notes (which gets fired when you enter the field) do this:


private sub tbMyField_Enter()
     me.tbMyField.SelStart = me.tbMyField.SelLength
end sub

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Brilliant

Thank you

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