Event Keypress, Tab Or Keydown And Setfocus

Aug 26, 2009

How to setfocus on a cell, when user press enter, key up, or tab ?
examp. :

i want setfocus to cell A5, when i press enter or key up on cell A2.

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Keydown To Effect To All Controls That Support Event

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Is there a way to fix a private sub to catch keydown effect of various combos and textboxes of my userform?

Instead of typing the same thing to each and every control's keydown event just call a sub. Code goes like:

Select Case KeyCode
Case 112
ShellExecute 0, "open", "hh.exe", ThisWorkbook.Path & "1.chm", "", 1
Case 113
If MsgBox("Backup now", vbQuestion + vbYesNo) = vbYes Then BackUp
Case 114
Col = 3
SearchD
Case 115
showexcel
Case 116
readonly
e.c.t.

Instead of that, if i place code in a private sub test() just call test in keydown event

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How do I stop this from happening and ensure that the Exit event happens once? OR How do I properly SetFocus inside an Exit event?

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COLUMN A COLUMN B COLUMN C

Colorcode FLAG SKEYS

RGB(121,223,214) A Ctrl+a

RGB(125,228,114) B Ctrl+b

[code]....

I have 3 columns column 1 contains colorcode in RGB format column 2 Contains FLAG and column 3 contains SHORTCUT KEYS

i have a macro in sheet1 & sheet2 for coloring the backgrouf color of the selected rows in sheet1 or sheet2

Code:
Sub Macro_color()
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.Pattern = xlSolid
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.PatternTintAndShade = 0
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what i need is when th user presses say Ctrl+c , RGB(233,129,220) from the MasterSheet needs to be copied in the macro as .Color = RGB(233,129,220) instead of RGB(234, 241, 221) and the selected row in sheet1 shld be colored. how can it be done

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I have a Userform whose purpose it is to capture payment information, in particular Creditcard information. To this end it has (amongst other elements) 2 textboxes - textboxCardNr1 and TextboxCardnr2.

the User enters the cardnr in Textboxcardnr1 as, e.g. 4321098765432109. Through the code below I transform this into the more readable number
4321-0987-6543-2109. I capture the keypress instance to only allow numbers to be entered in this field and to simultaniously update TextboxCardNr2 with the keystrokes.

On exiting TextboxCardNr1 the content of TextboxCardNr2 is copied to the clipboard to be available for pasting on a secure website in the approriate field.

My problem is, that when the user makes a mistake and changes the number in TextboxCardNr1, those changes are not automatically mirrored in TextboxCardNr2.

I want the easy to read form of the card - with the dashes, to be saved. The website the user is pasting the content of TextboxCardnr2 to does not accept the number with dashes.

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Dim taste As String
Dim wert As String

taste = VBA.Chr(KeyAscii)
wert = Me.TextBoxCardNr1.Text

KeyAscii = 0
If taste = "0" Or taste = "1" Or taste = "2" Or taste = "3" Or taste = "4" Or taste = "5" Or taste = "6" Or taste = "7" Or taste = "8" Or taste = "9" Then If Not Me.TextBoxCardNr2.Text Like "################" Then
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I have the below to check for a numeric entry and when it's not, it deletes the entry, shows a Splash Form for a few seconds telling the user to enter Numeric, and then unloads.

The problem is, on the SetFocus part. I thought that it should put the cursor back into TextBox2 for another entry. It doesn't, in fact the cursor is nowhere to be seen. I have to grab the mouse and click in the TB2 to reenter a number.

Private Sub TextBox2_Change()
'//Check for numeric entry
If Not IsNumeric(TextBox2) Then
Me.TextBox2 = ""
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I'm having some problems with SetFocus on a user form that I am using. Code is Below.

Dim Answer As Variant
With cboAccount
If .Value "" And .ListIndex = -1 Then
Answer = MsgBox(cboAccount.Value & " is not a registered account, would you like to add it?", vbYesNo)
If Answer = vbYes Then
Load frmNewAccount
frmNewAccount.txtAccountName.Value = frmEnterTransaction.cboAccount.Value
frmNewAccount.Show
If Answer = vbNo Then
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End If
End If
End If
End With
End Sub

basically the code asks if the if the answer placed in a cboAccount (combo box) is valid against the list designated to that combo box,

If the entry is not valid a message box appears asking if they would like to add the entry to the valid list if they do not want to do this they can click no and in which case I wan't the focus to be set back to the combo box however currently the setfocus command above does not does not work and the focus is set to the next text box.

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I have been working for 8-1/2 hours to get the focus to move to a specified control on my user form if criteria are met in two other controls on the same user form. It's not responding as I expect. I think I know what is happening; I just don't know why.

Situation: I have a user form with the following relevant fields in this tab order - LMonthDay, tbMonthDay, SBMonthDay, LYear, tbYear, SBYear, LTime, and tbTime. I used the designations L, tb, and SB in my control names to represent label, text box, and spin button respectively.

Problem: Once the SBMonthDay control has the focus, if I press TAB without changing the control's value, it does not execute the Exit event statement the way I anticipated. I want the focus to move to the tbTime control when the tbMonthDay & tbYear controls are already properly populated. (They will already be populated for 99% of the entries in this case.)

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Debug.Print "SBMonthDay_Exit Begin"
If ISLIKE(tbMonthDay.text, "####") _
And ISLIKE(tbYear.text, "####") Then
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End If
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I have a userform with a multipage consisting of 4 tabs.

Each one has several combobox's and 1 commandbutton.

As you move through the form the commandbutton moves the data to my worksheet then moves you to the next page. When it reaches the last page it will return you to the first page then unload the form which is great.

The problem I am having is the cursor is not in any of the boxes on the first page. If I click on one of the other tabs then return to first page the first combobox has the focus. All the tab orders are correct. Can anyone point me in the right direction.

Private Sub cmdNext3_Click()
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Range("A1").Select
Do
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I have tried to use ControlSource, Name etc., But I cannot seem to setfocus back onto which ever textbox the input needs to be changed. I think it has something to do wih the _exit event, but not sure.

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My problems: Once the user clicks okay to the prompt, frmOther is called back. When it's called back, I want the cursor to blink in the textbox. Eventhough I have SetFocus on the textbox, it does not work. I don't know why.How do I prevent the user from just hitting enter (i.e., accepting blank lines as comments) and bypassing the commenting part. The code below accounts for hitting enter once (i.e., one blank line), but not multiple times. How do I do this?

Here is what I have when the user clicks on the "Other" choice in frmTradeSickOther:

Code:
Private Sub optOther_Click()
Unload Me
frmOther.Show
frmOther.txtOther.SetFocus 'This gets the cursor to blink in textOther when frmOther is called.
End Sub

Here is what I have when the user clicks the "Add Comment" button on frmOther:

Code:
Private Sub btnAddComment_Click()
On Error Resume Next
txtOther.Value = Trim(txtOther.Value) 'This is to make sure spaces aren't accepted as a comment.
If Me.txtOther = vbNullString Then
Me.Hide
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Exit Sub
End If

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Application.CommandBars("Cell").Controls("Delete Comment").Enabled = True
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[Code] .......

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.SelStart = 0
.SelLength = Len(TextBox28.Text)
.SetFocus
End With
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2000
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0
1
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2
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Case 4: myColor = 22
Case 5: myColor = 26
Case 6: myColor = 33
Case 7: myColor = 36
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(can't remember where I got it or who wrote it, (My deepest apoligies to the author))

Public pRule

Sub butRulerToggle_Click()
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Next
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Next
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By the way, what this does is highlight the whole row on a clik of a cell, leaving any color formating that was initially there alone.

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