Access Combo Box AutoSelect content on Click

I want to automate what is achieved by double clicking in a combo box ProjectNumberFind with VB code so the visible content is selected and will then get replaced by what a user next types

I find selecting the contents of Text Boxes speeds data entry by using OnClick but can't make it work with my Combo Box
Me.Form.ProjectNumberFind.SelStart = 0
Me.Form.ProjectNumberFind.SelLength = Len(Me.Form.ProjectNumberFind.Text)

Me.ProjectNumberFind.SetFocus achieves what I want when triggered from another location but I can't find any way of making the cursor auto select my Combo Box without double clicking
ARamptonIT ManagerAsked:
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
You can do something like this in the Enter or GotFocus event:

Me.YourCombo.SelStart = 0
Me.YourCombo.SelLength = Len(Me.YourCombo)
PatHartmanCommented:
If you teach people to tab through the controls rather than clicking, you won't need any code at all.  each will be selected automatically.
ARamptonIT ManagerAuthor Commented:
Tried that but it does not work in Access 2010 forms with a Combo Box
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
Try it in the MouseUp event. You may also need to refer to the Column of the Combo:

Me.YourCombo.SelLenght = Len(Me.YourCombo.Column(1))

Assuming the second column in your combo contains the text shown in the combo.
ARamptonIT ManagerAuthor Commented:
I can't get Me.YourCombo.SelLenght = Len(Me.YourCombo.Column(1)) to work

Tried using Me.YourCombo.SelStart = 0 &  Me.YourCombo.SelLength = Len(Me.YourCombo) with OnMouseUp which does work but MouseUp is needed for normal operation of selecting an entry from the dropdown list so causes conflict when used
Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
Then I think you're stuck ...
Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

The question has either no comments or not enough useful information to be called an "answer".
ARamptonIT ManagerAuthor Commented:
I still need a smart way of enabling typing in  ComboBox without double clicking

Has anyone else managed this?
als315Commented:
You need some additional logic in MouseUp. Selection should be made only once after got focus. Look at sample
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ARamptonIT ManagerAuthor Commented:
Thanks

Your example seems to do just what I want, I was thinking it might need some form of counter to disable subsequent selection when one needs to use the combobox dropdown menu

I will try your process in my Database
Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
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ARamptonIT ManagerAuthor Commented:
Excellent solution

I was thinking of trying something similar myself but great to have someone who already knows a workable solution

I find it frustrating so many other experts think there is no way of achieving what you have proved works nicely
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