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Masked Edit Control Question

Masked Edit Control Question

Masked Edit Control Question

(OP)
I am using a masked edit control on a form for a date input. One thing is a bit annoying with it, perhaps someone can tell me how to fix this.

The date format is fine, however, when one tabs to the control to enter the date, a preliminary keystroke is required to invoke the mask. In other words, for someone to enter the date "06/08/04" they would have to enter "X060804" where X is any keystroke.

How can I get rid of the need for this extra key stroke?

Thanks.

RE: Masked Edit Control Question

(OP)
I just found out what I did wrong that was causing the need for the extra key stroke. I put the format statement in the text change event. So I needed to initiate the event with a key stroke (the extra one) to invoke the format.

I'm slapping myself for that one.

Thanks again.

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