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Hi,
I have such event

Private Sub Fld_AfterUpdate()
    MsgBox Right(Me.Fld, 5)
End Sub

to the List box, within Access 2010 project. Upon that, I've selected one other option to that. I see nothing has been displayed. why?
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Question by:HuaMinChen
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by:James Elliott
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Does the message box display?
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by:HuaMinChen
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No. why?
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by:Gustav Brock
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Because it doesn't update before you leave the field or record.

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by:HuaMinChen
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thanks. How to ensure that one other event can be fired, upon one change to the list, if "AfterUpdate" event is not the option to use?
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by:James Elliott
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try the change event
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by:HuaMinChen
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Sorry, I can only see the events attached, which are available to the List box
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Gustav Brock earned 500 total points
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Sorry, missed it was a ListBox. Then the AfterUpdate event is your option.

It will work. If it doesn't, something else is going on. Try to recreate the listbox, or start with a new form where you create (from scratch) the ListBox.

/gustav
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by:Jeffrey Coachman
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Private Sub Fld_AfterUpdate()
    MsgBox Right(Me.Fld, 5)
End Sub

Is "Fld" the actual name of the control?

From your property box screenshot, ...it looks like the name of the control is: "Identifier"...
screen?

So you might want to try something  like this:
Private Sub Identifier_AfterUpdate()
    MsgBox Right(Me.Identifier, 5)
End Sub
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by:PatHartman
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Is there only a single column in the RowSource for the list?  It doesn't sound like it.

Me.YourListBox refers to the bound column of the RowSource which is the key field.  In most cases, this is a numeric identifier and is not the value that is displayed.  Since you are interested in the text value, you need to figure out what column that is.

To reference other columns of the RowSource, use the .Column() property.

MsgBox Right(Me.Identifier.Column(1), 5)

The columns of the RowSource are a zero based array so Column(0) is the first column, Column(1) is the second, etc.  So change my example as appropriate.
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by:jkaios
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Try the Click event instead.

Private Sub Fld_Click()
    MsgBox "Item selected: " & Fld.value
End Sub

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by:HuaMinChen
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Thanks all. I'll confirm to all suggestions given.
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