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I have a print button that opens a picturebox containing the printers on a users machine
If they do not choose a printer I am trying to make the picturebox disappear both these do not work:

Private Sub picPrinters_LostFocus()
Me.picPrinters.Visible = False
End Sub


Private Sub lstPrinters_LostFocus()
picPrinters.Visible = False
End Sub

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printer
How to do this ?
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Question by:isnoend2001
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by:Martin Liss
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Can you supply a small demo workbook?
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by:isnoend2001
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Thanks marty, but it's not a workbook i think workbook is excel it's part of a huge project.
I could make a small project
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by:Martin Liss
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Sorry, I work with a lot of people and forget who is Excel and who is VB6. A small project would be great.
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by:Martin Liss
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This will do it
Private Sub lstPrinters_Click()
picPrinters.Visible = False
End Sub
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by:isnoend2001
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Yes, already have that code in the actual print when a selection is made, but just trying to make it disappear in case they don't make a selection
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by:Martin Liss
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Well then if you are sure that the listbox has focus (you can use SetFocus to make sure it does), this will work.

Private Sub lstPrinters_LostFocus()
picPrinters.Visible = False
End Sub
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by:isnoend2001
ID: 40475008
Sample Project attached
Select-Printer.zip
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by:isnoend2001
ID: 40475014
The listbox may or may not get the focus. just want the pic to disappear if somewhere else is clicked
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Martin Liss earned 2000 total points
ID: 40475041
This sets the form's KeyPreview property to True and then closes the picturebox form's click event.
Q-28572544.zip
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by:isnoend2001
ID: 40475059
Thanks Marty
Better yet i can use the forms mouse-move.The picprint is directly below the print button(no space)
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