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Default value for combo box

Default value for combo box

(OP)
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?

RE: Default value for combo box

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

RE: Default value for combo box

(OP)
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

RE: Default value for combo box

(OP)
This code is in the init event of the parent class.
This.Rowsource = LoadMemo(This.Rowsource)

RE: Default value for combo box

(OP)
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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