How to change the color of the selected line in a subform

Hi,

I want to change the color of the selected line in a subform.
Now i have set all fields backcolor to Transparent.
I have made a textbox "TBox" in size the same as all the other controls and it is set to "send to back".
When i select a line and i execute the code and i set a breakpoint just before "Me!TBox.Visible = True" and then use F8 then everything works fine.
When i execute the code in a normal way the color don't change.
In the on_current event i have :
Me!TBox.Visible = False
and in the on_click event of a certain field i have at the end of a code :
Me!TBox.Visible = True
sonmicAsked:
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mbizupConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Are you trying to set a background color for the currently selected line in a continuous form?

Instead of setting the visible property (this won't work the way you want with a continuous form),  try this:


- Add a hidden textbox called txtHold to your form (Visible = False, always).  It will be used to hold the ID of the currently selected record.

- In the current event of your form, add the following:
   Me.txtHold = Me.YourIDField

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Take out the code which toggles the visible property of the large background textbox and instead use Conditional Formatting.

- Right-click your background textbox in design view and click Conditional Formatting...

- Create a new rule, and select "Expression Is" from the drop-down list

- Enter this expression into the textbox provided for the conditional formatting expression:
        [txtHold] = [YourIDField]

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  (YourIDField should be the name of your primary key field as it appears in the underlying table.  This expression is criteria for determining the 'currently selected row')

-  Select the background color you want for your textbox when that condition is met.
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
try adding this line

Me.TBox.Visible = True
me.repaint   'add this line
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sonmicAuthor Commented:
Tx, but the result is the same.
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