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I want to store the text I have selected in a comboBox into a variable of type string, but I don't know how to.
I tried the following line but with no success
myVar := ComboBox1.Items.text
myVar := ComboBox1.SelText;

could someone please help me on this.

--Nytblade

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  • adibicheaadibichea Posts: 46Member
    : I want to store the text I have selected in a comboBox into a variable of type string, but I don't know how to.
    : I tried the following line but with no success
    : myVar := ComboBox1.Items.text
    : myVar := ComboBox1.SelText;
    :
    : could someone please help me on this.
    :
    : --Nytblade
    :
    :
    myVar := ComboBox1.Items[ComboBox1.ItemIndex];

  • zibadianzibadian Posts: 6,349Member
    : : I want to store the text I have selected in a comboBox into a variable of type string, but I don't know how to.
    : : I tried the following line but with no success
    : : myVar := ComboBox1.Items.text
    : : myVar := ComboBox1.SelText;
    : :
    : : could someone please help me on this.
    : :
    : : --Nytblade
    : :
    : :
    : myVar := ComboBox1.Items[ComboBox1.ItemIndex];
    :
    :
    It is better to use:
    [code]
    MyVar := ComboBox1.Text;
    [/code]
    because the user might be able to type a text (depending on the Style), which is not in the Items, and then ItemIndex will be -1.
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