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Locked and not enabled text boxes are now gray

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It used to be that when you wanted to prevent a user from accessing
information in a text or combo box, you would set the properties:


This would display the information and retain the box's standard
format. Well now in my Access 2003 system, I am getting non-legacy
text boxes having grayed letters in the box and the label, like Access
used to do for:


boxes. To stop the letters from being grayed, I now have to set:


and turn off the tab stop. This gives me the black lettering, but
users can still highlight the text box by clicking on it.

Is there someway I can go back to:


and having the lettering not be grayed.


Nov 13 '05 #1
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