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Hello all and thank you for reading this post.

Question: Visual Studio 2005 has numerous instances of a control used in
their interface that I have never seen before. It is the control that looks
like a drop down box, but when you click on the little down arrow, a larger
text box appears below saying: "Press enter to begin a new line..."

Is this control somewhere in the tool box? I cannot find it anywhere. Do I
manually have to program it so that I make a little picture of this arrow and
if they click on it I bring a hiddnen text box to the front and unhide it?
There has got to be a simpler way...

Thanks,

Rob
Nov 28 '05 #1
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