troubleshooting Question

Excel Form Number Format

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rutherfordcpaFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft Excel
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I have a form that has 12 text boxes.  Each input is for entering a number and that text box has a ControlSource to a Named cell.

The form is called up while you are not on the sheet with the named cells.

I need the text box to be properly formatted so that, for example, 55555 is actually 55,555.

The following was suggested for formatting:

Private Sub Acq1_Change()
Acq1.Text = Format(Acq1.Text, "#,###")
End Sub

The formatting works, but once the form is closed, the format is not retained when the form is re-opened.

Also, the form freezes Excel after two inputs.  If I move the form to the same page as the Named cells, there are no issues.  If I do not use the suggested format, I can leave the form on the sheet that I need it on and it woks fine.

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