Excel Active X Control Combo Box Sizes down every time I clicked.

Hi guys,

I have setup two combo box to test out why the combo boxes (form or active x) changed in size right after a user clicks on the list of values. At first I thought it was the form control, then I changed it to active x control and it does the same. Basically, my active x or form control box just shows the custom views setup in excel to show actuals (if user selects it), or budgets, etc.

I have setup a couple of macros to execute upon the change event that shows the custom views. My vba needs to be cleaned up to make it more efficient. text-active-x-control.xlsm
PachecdaAsked:
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
I didn't try your project but i'm surprised that the form control combo box changes size. The problem with that control is the small size of the font which can't be changed. ActiveX comboboxes changing size is a known problem when used on a sheet since they are not actually designed for that use. You can however use the floating combo box method described in my article and it won't change size.
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RayData AnalystCommented:
Option B is to simply add code to the end of your macro that sets the size of your box when it finishes.  That was my workaround for this when I encountered this same issue and realized there was not a "fix", only a "workaround".
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PachecdaAuthor Commented:
I can live with the workaround as long as it works. In addition, my vba is a little bit ugly and I was hoping some one can help me clean it. It will be great if you modify the vba and upload the sheet so I can test it.

Thanks.
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
I attached a workbook that takes a different approach. All the code I added including code in Workbook_Open and Module1 is marked with 'New
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PachecdaAuthor Commented:
Thanks Martin, like you said, your solution is completely different, but it works as a work around.
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
You're welcome and I'm glad I was able to help.

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