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#1 Alchemist


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Posted 03 March 2017 - 06:23 PM

While attempting to follow directions in a text to program a demo of Comboboxes, I have found a problem. The "simple" combobox simply doesn't work. Setting the DropDownStyle property of a combobox to 'simple' does not produce a fixed list, it produces a text box with no list. The other two settings work as described. Does anyone know if there is some additional setting somewhere that must be changed to allow a simple combobox? Or did MS flub the code somehow and no one has noticed, probably because no one uses this style anymore?

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#2 KingDavidlll


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Posted 04 March 2017 - 06:27 PM

I assume you are talking about WinForms.

Create the combobox. Select it. View the properties (not the events). You should see a property under Data called Items, and the value should be (Collection). Click that. A ... button should appear to the right. Enter what you want the combobox to have (One item per line).

I also highly recommend dropping the insults when asking questions. It will make your time a lot easier when working with other people.

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