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Loading datatable rows into a textbox

Posted on 2012-04-02
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Hi Experts,

I am currently using a textbox as a search field and am using autocomplete as follows...

 Dim r As DataRow

            C1TextBox1.AutoCompleteCustomSource.Clear()

            For Each r In dt1.Rows

                C1TextBox1.AutoCompleteCustomSource.Add(r.Item(0).ToString)

            Next

This returns the name of the company, which is all well and good. But i'd also like to have the company reference next to the company name in brackets, is this possible? I am currently pulling back the company reference in the second column of the data table.

So I would like...

COMPANYNAME (COMPANYREF)


Many Thanks,
Dean
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Question by:deanlee17
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Imran Javed Zia earned 500 total points
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Hi,
You can use it as foolowing:

C1TextBox1.AutoCompleteCustomSource.Add(r.Item(0).ToString + " (" + r.Item(1).ToString + ")")


Thanks
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by:deanlee17
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Ok we are almost there, see attached print screen, the closing bracket almost has a tab before it on some drop down items?

Code is currently...

C1TextBox1.AutoCompleteCustomSource.Add(r.Item(1).ToString + " (" + r.Item(0) + ")")
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by:Imran Javed Zia
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Just trim the data so use as following:

r.Item(1).ToString().Trim()
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by:deanlee17
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Ah of course.

Thanks alot.
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