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using strings for control names

using strings for control names

using strings for control names

I would like to be able to assemble a string based on different conditions and, when done, use that string as a control name. Can this be done in VB? For example, if I have three controls: lblMon, lblTue, & lblWed; I would like to create the name using strings such as:
strDay = "Wed" (where under different conditions I would assign strDay = "Tue" or strDay = "Mon")
strControlName = "lbl" + strDay
and then use the strControlName string to assign the caption for, in this case, lblWed. Any ideas?

RE: using strings for control names

I do not think you can do that...
you need to loop through your control collection and find the one that matches "strControlName ", (You can writ e a function to do that".
Or what you can do is create a collection of conntrols and reference it with strControlName

At startup:
col.add lblMon,"lblMon"
col.add lblTue,"lblTue"
col.add lblWed,"lblWed"

and then

col(strControlName).caption = "New Caption"

It should work

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