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combo box problem

combo box problem

combo box problem

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When ever I use a comma in a combo box option when adding options manually it places the following text into a new option. How do i get over this?

RE: combo box problem

FoxStudent, you left out exactly what the following text is; also, what combo box option (property?) are you trying to set?

Robert Bradley

FoxDev - Visual FoxPro Development

RE: combo box problem

It took me a few minutes to realize what you are doing. I assume you are populating the recordsource property with your values and setting recordsourcetype to 1-value.

Combo.RecordSource='Hey, This is your only choice.' yields:
Combo.List(1)='Hey'
Combo.List(2)=' This is your only choice.'

If my assumption is correct, then the behavior you are referring to is by design. Recordsource uses the comma as a delimiter for the values and AFAIK, there isnt a way around that.

Instead of setting recordsource='Hey, This is your only choice.'

Add the item programmatically in the combo's init event.
PROCEDURE Combo.Init()
  THIS.AddItem('Hey, This is your only choice.')
ENDPROC

And you should get the results you desire.

Jon Hawkins
jonscott8@yahoo.com

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