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I am trying to build two listboxes by using ACCESS 2010. See my attachment please. So far I can load a list of names in the left listbox. What I need to do are:

1). Can select names from the left listbox. (so far the name list cannot be selected)
2). click the arrow button then the selected name(s) can move to the right listbox.  So far I don't have any code. I forgot how to do it.

Can you help me? I am waiting for your directions while trying to figure it out. Thank you.
twoListBoxes.docx
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Your arrow button will need to build an SQL statement and run it. The SQL statement should insert the name into the underlying row source of the second list box, then requery it to display the results. The exact text of the SQL statement might depend on what the row sources of the two list boxes actually are. Here's an example:

Dim strSQL as string

strSQL = ""
strSQL = strSQL & "Insert Into MyTable "
strSQL = strSQL & "    ([Name]) "
strSQL = strSQL & "  Values "
strSQL = strSQL & "     (" & chr(34) & me!MyFirstListBox & chr(34) & ")"
strSQL = strSQL & ";"
currentdb().execute strsql, dbseechanges + dbfailonerror
me!MySecondListBox.requery
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by:HopeQ
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Thank you. But I cannot open MacroShadow's code behind the button. It says missing MSDATGRD.OCX version1.0. And I don't know where I should use the code from pdebaets.

I am still waiting for solution. I wanted use the Button-click to write some code to move the selection from left listbox to the right listbox.
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by:pdebaets
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You can put the code in your button OnClick event procedure. The code is an example. It really depends on what the row sources are for your two list boxes.
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Thank you guys.
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