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How to enable the combobox to be read only mode. It should not be editable.

Posted on 2012-03-23
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In VB.Net Windows programming,
I am using combobox. At the top or first item is --Select City--.
I need two things.
1.First how to make it non editable.
2.How to reset it to --Select City-- on click on reset button.
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Question by:searchsanjaysharma
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by:nepaluz
ID: 37756563
1. Set the DropDownStyle to list,e.g
        Dim xc As New ComboBox
        xc.DropDownStyle = ComboBoxStyle.DropDownList

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2. Add this to your Rest Button click event
xc.SelectedValue = "--Select City--"

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by:searchsanjaysharma
ID: 37764478
cmblastqualification.SelectedValue = "--Select Last Qualification"
            cmbcourse.SelectedValue = "--Select Course--"

This code is not working, here cmblastqualification and cmbcourse are the combboxes.
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nepaluz earned 250 total points
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You need to add those values before you can set them i.e
cmbcourse.Items.Add("--Select Course--")
'then
cmbcourse.SelectedValue = "--Select Course--"

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PS. Do NOT add the item in the click event, add it inthe form load
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by:CodeCruiser
CodeCruiser earned 250 total points
ID: 37765131
You can also use SelectedIndex to 0 to select the first item in combobox.
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by:searchsanjaysharma
ID: 37767021
ok
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