list box search


In a list of names a combo box will scroll down to the smiths if you type sm for example. Is there away to do this with a list box

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Robert ShermanOwnerCommented:
A list box will only scroll to items based on the first character you type.

The only way to get multiple character search through a list box would be to add an additional text control to your form to filter the list box down to items that match the characters that you type into the text box.

EDIT: Since this has been answered before here on EE, I'll just refer you to that question which has a number of good solutions.

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chesteraAuthor Commented:
Robert Sherman

Hi Robert

I usually do a search before asking a question. I missed that one. Many thanks

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