Article ID: 209164 - View products that this article applies to.
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Novice: Requires knowledge of the user interface on single-user computers.
This article applies to a Microsoft Access database (.mdb) and to a Microsoft Access project (.adp).
For a Microsoft Access 2002 version of this article, see 325233
This article demonstrates a method that you can use to hide the drop-down arrow on a combo box until the combo box is selected.
NOTE: This article explains a technique demonstrated in the sample file, FrmSmp00.mdb. For additional information about how to obtain this sample file, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/233324/ )Microsoft Access 2000 sample forms database available in download center
To hide the drop-down arrow on a combo box when the combo box is not selected, follow these steps:
For more information about BackColor, BackStyle, or BorderStyle properties, click Microsoft Help on the Help menu, type BackColor, BackStyle, BorderStyle, or Windows color scheme in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topic.