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need to disablechange events for user form combobox

Posted on 2013-11-09
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Hi

I have a combobox (at B3) which includes the option to select 'other'. In this case an input box appears to allow the user to add a business name to the combobox's linked list (at column BJ).

The problem is that the change to the list triggers the change event and the input box reappears.

I thought this was solved yesterday, but the solution (enable.events =false....etc) only worked once.

Any help would be much appreciated
Dantastico
Assessment-Input2.xls
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by:Martin Liss
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How does this differ from your previous question?
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Disregard the post...
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by:Martin Liss
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Oh, I didn't read your question all the way.

In any case you don't have enableevents = False anywhere in your code that you posted.
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It worked once. Then it never worked again.
I have read that for user forms (Although I am just using a form control on the worksheet)you need to set me.enable as boolean...or something to that effect, but It's a little beyond me at the moment.
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Martin Liss earned 500 total points
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A solution to the problem is attached. It involves a boolean variable I added named bAddingToList.

BTW if in the future you ever want to use EnableEvents there's no need to do Public EnableEvents As Boolean. EnableEvents is a built-in property of Excel so all you need to do is Application.EnableEvents = True (or of course False).
Q-28290075.xls
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by:dantastico
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Hi Martin

Yes.....Yes that's it!!!!! Awesome, you truly are a hero.

Thanks very much.

Dan
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And so one final step:)
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Perfect. That works a treat!

Thanks
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You're welcome and I'm glad I was able to help.

Marty - MVP 2009 to 2013
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