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I would like to create a copy button, just select field and copy text.
would you advise me?
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Question by:Hiroyuki Tamura
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by:COACHMAN99
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copy to where? (clipboard?)
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by:Hiroyuki Tamura
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yes
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by:COACHMAN99
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Dim clipboard As MSForms.DataObject
Set clipboard = New MSForms.DataObject
clipboard.SetText your source field (i.e. your text box)
clipboard.PutInClipboard
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by:Hiroyuki Tamura
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I'm getting this error.
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by:COACHMAN99
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did you set a reference to the library?
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For using MSForms.DataObject in your code you need library “Microsoft Forms 2.0 Object Library”

Some­times you won’t find the desired ref­er­ences in the list, say you won’t find “Microsoft Forms 2.0 Object Library” in the tool/reference list in that case you need to browse the FM20.DLL file from the system32
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Also, I would not use 'copy' as your field name. try txtCopy or some other non-system / non-reserved word. - this isn't related to your error message, just a note :-)
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by:Dale Fye (Access MVP)
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Why not simply use the built-in right click menu?
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Gustav Brock earned 500 total points
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It is much simpler. No reference is needed:
Private Sub ButtonCopyToClipboard_Click()

    Me!YourTextboxName.SetFocus
    Me!YourTextboxName.SelLength = Len(Me!YourTextboxName.Text)
    DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdCopy
    
End Sub

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by:Hiroyuki Tamura
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thank you
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by:Gustav Brock
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You are welcome!

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