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To answer your question, there are no special formatting options for
selected text in Access combo or list boxes. Stephen Lebans has done some
work with color coding rows in a list box that may be of help. It is in
Access 97, but should convert to later versions:
Arvin Meyer, MCP, MVP
Free Access Downloads
Is there a way of highlighting any particular item in a combo box by making
it bold. For instance, I have the following names in my table in the Emp_Nm
1. Aston Villa
3. Real Sociedad
4. Real Madrid
5. Athletico Madrid
The names are typed in the exact order as shown above.
I have a form which has a drop down combo box. Whenever, the user starts
typing, say, Real Sociedad, the combo box, as it should, drop down and the
name of Real Sociedad should be marked in bold.
Can anyone help me in this direction. Also, please let me know whether a
similar process would hold good for list boxes.
Your suggestions and advice are always highly appreciated and prized.