VB:tb_fixedfee = Format(Val(tb_fixedfee), "0.00%")
I am trying automatically to format a number in a text box as a percentage. I am trying to use the exit event to trigger the format but it doesn't seem to do anything. Any ideas? Here is the code I wrote. The text box is called tb_fixedfee.
VB:Private Sub tb_fixedfee_Exit() tb_fixedfee.Value = Format(tb_fixedfee.Value, "0.00%") End Sub
Last edited by AAE; March 26th, 2011 at 10:46. Reason: ADD CODE TAGS
Thanks. Actually to be more specific I can't get the exit event to trigger so no matter what is after the event it doesn't trigger. I am thinking it is something in the properties for the text box, but I am really not sure.
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There is a slight difference in the text box properties depending on whether you are using the textbox embedded into the worksheet via the Control Box controls or using the control on a user form. There is not a an Exit_Event for textbox controls embedded into the worksheet sheet (at least not in my version of Excel/VBA). However, you could use the lostfocue event.
If using a textbox control in the user form:VB:Private Sub TextBox1_LostFocus() With Me.TextBox1 .Value = Format(.Value, "0.00%") End With End Sub
VB:Private Sub TextBox1_Exit(ByVal Cancel As MSForms.ReturnBoolean) With Me.TextBox1 .Value = Format(.Value, "0.00%") End With End Sub
VB:Private Sub TextBox1_BeforeUpdate(ByVal Cancel As MSForms.ReturnBoolean) With Me.TextBox1 If IsNumeric(.Text) Then .Value = Format(.Value, "0.00%") Else Cancel = True End If End With End Sub
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