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Textbox .... event trigger / capture preliminary data before textbox info has been commited

Posted on 2013-10-24
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Hi.

I am using Office 365  Microsoft Access (continuous form)

I have a textbox in the header section situated exactly above the related Access data field.

When that textbox has focus...............  When a user presses a key,   then I would like to detect this in some way.  My code needs to know what that textbox looks like at that moment so that I can do dynamic filtering on the related field.

My question.  How do I capture the current state of that textbox when the user has made a change to the textbox whilst still in the "edit mode".
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 2000 total points
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try using the Change event of the textbox

private sub text0_change()
dim str as string
str = str & me.text0.text

msgbox str  ' to see the content of the textbox text0

end sub
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Perfect!   Thank you.
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