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Excel 2010 vba

Userform
Multipage Tab Specifically "page 9"

Textbox1
8 comboboxes

Combobox1 to Combobox8
Scenario:

Comboxes are filled with items.

Not All comboboxes are filled
Combobox1 to combobox 5 may only contain items at times..

 
What I need:

As i make selections in the comboboxes.
I need the Textbox to be updated with the choices from the comboboxes.
With a seperation character semicolon    ;

Combobox1 selected = drill
Combobox3 selected = 1/2 inch
combobox6 selected = brown

The the result in the Textbox could be:
drill;1/2 inch;brown


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Norie earned 2000 total points
ID: 39205025
Add this in the userform module and call it from each of the comboboxes change event.

Sub FillTextBox()
Dim I As Long
Dim arrCBVals()
Dim idx As Long

    For I = 1 To 8

        If MultiPage1.Pages(8).Controls("ComboBox" & I).ListIndex <> -1 Then
            If MultiPage1.Pages(8).Controls("ComboBox" & I).Value <> "" Then
                ReDim Preserve arrCBVals(idx)

                arrCBVals(idx) = MultiPage1.Pages(8).Controls("ComboBox" & I).Value
                idx = idx + 1
            End If
        End If
    Next I

    MultiPage1.Pages(8).Controls("TextBox1").Value = Join(arrCBVals, ";")

End Sub

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Private Sub ComboBox1_Change()
    FillTextBox
End Sub

Private Sub ComboBox2_Change()
    FillTextBox
End Sub

'etc...

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by:Steve
ID: 39205039
If you have the comboboxes done, to fill the textbox you would just use the Join function in the afterUpdate for all the comboboxes...

dim arr(4)
arr(0) = combobox1.value
arr(1) = combobox2.value
arr(2) = combobox3.value
arr(3) = combobox4.value
arr(4) = combobox5.value

Textbox.value = Join(arr, ";")

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