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Show Image when Control has Focus

How can I get an image to appear when a control has the focus in a form?

I would assume expression builder might be useful, but whenever I try to put an expression into an event box, it tries to find the expression as a macro title and fails.

(Also, I see Me comes up a lot in expressions, and wonder if that's why mine don't work... what does it mean??)
Apr 18 '07 #1
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cyberdwarf
218 Expert 100+
Hi Stanton

'Me' generally refers to the current form, eg, Me.Visible=True

Let's assume your image is going to appear in an image control - Problem: an image control cannot receive focus!

Otherwise, you will have to use a different type of control (eg, text box) and make the image visible when that control receives focus

HTH
Steve
Apr 18 '07 #2
pks00
280 Expert 100+
What control are you talking about here?

Stuff from Steve should help.

You can use the GotFocus event handler to show your image and LostFocus to hide your image

Your image would be in a picture control
Apr 18 '07 #3
NeoPa
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Apr 20 '07 #4

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