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Russ1005 (Programmer) (OP)
13 Jul 05 12:33
In VFP 7, I have a combo box  where:

boundcolumn = 2
columnlines = .F.
DisplayValue = Dealer
name = cboPayeeType
rowsource = Dealer,D,Manufacturer,M,Distributor,R
rowsourcetype = 1 - Value

I want Dealer/ D to be the default value but it is currently blank on the screen even though displayvalue contains "dealer".  The cboPayeeType.value is 'D' when Dealer is selected, 'M' when Manufacturer is selected, etc.. (boundcolumn 2).

How do I make Dealer the default?
crewchiefpro6 (Programmer)
13 Jul 05 13:48
You need to use:

thisform.cboPayeeType.LISTINDEX=1

in your init of the form.

This will highlight the first choice which should be dealer

Don

Russ1005 (Programmer) (OP)
13 Jul 05 14:02
Actually that displays a 6 which is the rowsource value that is the primary key to a record that contains a memo field that holds the following:  Dealer,D,Manufacturer,M,Distributor,R
Russ1005 (Programmer) (OP)
13 Jul 05 14:12
This code is in the init event of the parent class.
This.Rowsource = LoadMemo(This.Rowsource)
Russ1005 (Programmer) (OP)
13 Jul 05 15:09
I put the following code in the form's init event and it's working now.

DODEFAULT()
thisform.cboPayeeType.Value = 'D'

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