Prevent string from searching Treeview

Hi

I have a treeview control on a VB6 form which is working great however whenever I send strings (via a serial macro key) to other overlaid forms I seem to have accidentally made the treeview focused and then the string gets sent to that which then jumps through the string to find a node with that string.  Is it possible to turn this off in the treeview control?

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simonwaitAsked:
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Do you have the ability to set focus to the other form(s) before you send the strings?
simonwaitAuthor Commented:
I wouldn't know which forms as it's variable.   I think that was your point?   I'm now wondering if this is a windows trait
Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
These other "overlaid forms", are they forms from the same application that contains the treeview?

And how do you determine which form you want to affect?
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simonwaitAuthor Commented:
Yeah
Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
Then you should be able to do something like this

Dim frm As Form

For Each frm In Forms
    If frm.Name = <name of the form you want to affect> Then
        frm.SetFocus
        ' Send your data
        Exit For
    End If
Next

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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
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