495:
Is there a way to change the dropdown button arrow to something else ( ebn, sample 3 )

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.VisualAppearance.Add(1,"gBFLBCJwBAEHhEJAAEhABZEGACAADACAxRDgMQBQKAAzAJBIYhkGYYYCgMZRUDGCYXABCEYRXBIZQ7BKNIxjSJwFgmEgADKMA4SOKIZhrE4bBhGaQRUgyI43RhHUBzV" & _
"IUcQvE6TZRHCQYHgkNIhDJIM7TPLkeSVJaTIRoKhJUogApQThTMgVRDEThkGoSa6soSoYTDBKybLrSLKagOT5YUDKUqSdKEZRpEq1YztWbaQoCUoqVRRVIWfbNd4JJa4" & _
"aDhWpYdpeeY5R7bWLgBYVVABL7LLRsSxpHxPF6RXxaeI3GKsaS8G6ic6nPQMHj7I4NS5pUa6Rh2VYNSa8AAtETRYznOw4bTMXAjNIea5bAYIIR5HIoDzVbQcCQAHL9DB" & _
"eEMIQEEISgGhMGZQmocgymoYRRCIEQ0G2HYBnEIBig4V4zCQGINnmagCECY43medZ6H2Pw/g+X5fnueh/h+R5+AKABfkMWgGgGYA4AICoCGCE5WA4CphACMgSD2IRIDI" & _
"BICmEd5YGCBpRjGBgegWIYIgWdgoGIRQsiKCZiAiJZ0gGQI4jUS4LECOAiBmDJflGfg2BSY4Al4OhGkOCJ2DgFJjGGfgqgiH5Ch4RhGkqOQmEOEpkFkHQYhJRYyESAok" & _
"GKHhIhKIxJEmf4VGUeRGFmF5iBkchPhYJQ5GoYIZg6Ug6GoFYmkmNhuhuZwJkYcoagiZ5+HQFRngmZh6h6Z5JnYfodCaCgGBcOpfBQBCAgA==")
	.set_Background(EXCOMBOBOXLib.BackgroundPartEnum.exDropDownButtonUp,16777216)
	.set_Background(EXCOMBOBOXLib.BackgroundPartEnum.exDropDownButtonDown,32567536)
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exLinesAtRoot
	.Style = EXCOMBOBOXLib.StyleEnum.DropDownList
	.IntegralHeight = True
	.Columns.Add("P1")
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
		.SelectItem(h) = True
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
494:
Is there a way to change the dropdown button arrow to something else ( ebn, sample 2 )

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.VisualAppearance.Add(1,"gBFLBCJwBAEHhEJAAEhABKgCg6AADACAxRDgMQBQKAAzAJBIYhkGYYYCgMZRUDGCYXABCEYRXBIZQ7BKNIxjSJwFgmEgADKMA4SOKIZhrE4bBhGaQRUgyI43RhHUBzV" & _
"IUcQvE6TZRHCQYHgkNIhDJIM7TPLkeSVJaTIRoKhJUogApQThTMgVRDEThkGoSa6soSoYTDBKybLrSLKagOT5YUDKUqSdKEZRpEq1YztWbaQoCUoqVRRVIWfbNd4JJa4" & _
"aDhWpYdpeeY5R7bWLgBYVVABL7LLRsSxpHxPF6RXxaeI3GKsaS8G6ic6nPQMHj7I4NS5pUa6Rh2VYNSa8AAtETRYznOw4bTMXAjNIea5bAYIIR5HIoDzVbQcCQAHL9DB" & _
"eEMIQEEISgGhMGZQmocgymoYRRCIEQ0G2HYBnEIBig4V4zCQGINnmagCECY43medZ6H2Pw/EeH5wiITwUkWMRsF4PYgEeaZ3gGYBoCWeICk6V5wnMf4FDCAAfAiYQgg4" & _
"AYAmAWC7gIIYnm2fR/mEUYAF4GIFFEVBYgUYR4BCdoGmKSB6A+CAhDGBBfBiT4IlSdQ9A8WIWCeBJihgZgcg+YJoEIFYMiMSJWAaDZjhiGgogCIooG4QYMAIOQSDUPgi" & _
"lONhIg6JI4GIK4LiQKJGDOFJgGMbJbDcDg5hYR4OCWCJyEyAQiCGChDheZBoDIYg3AMIJEVYQ4AnoZQ4mYeQmDsCJGmGNBwDQTQDEaAQcCYCZKGOHRDHgVgVh4J4phoD" & _
"ISAaEYkGsNhNhMahVhyaJIFSDiuAIBIBCCaJ5mYe4VGGOhyHaBRInIPIRH2D5qkaIopCEOhCieBxjnqKoNgSapaj6OIsE+apOiWJBnkqYo6isKpqiGdIwCwKpWiaJIOl" & _
"sHo8jIa4JFaTIomwOZuBeMgrmifpKgGbR6lAI4lEaM4ymYKIKCKEpfjqbI6kSHgnEmc5GnIOpfBQBCAg=")
	.set_Background(EXCOMBOBOXLib.BackgroundPartEnum.exDropDownButtonUp,16777216)
	.set_Background(EXCOMBOBOXLib.BackgroundPartEnum.exDropDownButtonDown,25198720)
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exLinesAtRoot
	.Style = EXCOMBOBOXLib.StyleEnum.DropDownList
	.IntegralHeight = True
	.Columns.Add("P1")
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
		.SelectItem(h) = True
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
493:
Is there a way to change the dropdown button arrow to something else ( ebn, sample 1 )

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.VisualAppearance.Add(1,"gBFLBCJwBAEHhEJAAEhABFACg6AADACAxRDgMQBQKAAzAJBIYhkGYYYCgMZRUDGCYXABCEYRXBIZQ7BKNIxjSJwFgmEgADKMA4SOKIZhrE4bBhGaQRUgyI43RhHUBzV" & _
"IUcQvE6TZRHCQYHgkNIhDJIM7TPLkeSVJaTIRoKhJUogApQThTMgVRDEThkGoSa6soSoYTDBKybLrSLKagOT5YUDKUqSdKEZRpEq1YztWbaQoCUoqVRRVIWfbNd4JJa4" & _
"aDhWpYdpeeY5R7bWLgBYVVABL7LLRsSxpHxPF6RXxaeI3GKsaS8G6ic6nPQMHj7I4NS5pUa6Rh2VYNSa8AAtETRYznOw4bTMXAjNIea5bAYIIR5HIoDzVbQcCQAHL9DB" & _
"eEMIQEEISgGhMGZQmocgymoYRRCIEQ0G2HYBnEIBig4V4zCQGINnmagCECY43medZ6H2Pw/g+X5dlqIh/k8SAFnofxgDgFZ8gGH5ShYCgmiCQgeA6AghAgr5/EyWBUhC" & _
"BZPngZIvgaSpoHYEYBCEOAMnWCJGgiFgZgmYoIDiBw1iKSB+C4fQHhiRJjgyYoIlYJwXmOA56DqC5iAONIhg+S45AYNoQmGExqEYIJkgicZ2gsDRhG4ToSAgMZqFIOol" & _
"EiHJzhWSIJGYUAZiWSBsi+EofEkGhiDaCIphSPIZmIcp2GoI4mkmDhGD4JwJgIPQkmcQwqHaCZKgmZI0h6ZwonCFIfmYKIch6IJMhoFh9ggXxIgydQZmjTR5iORhKEaB" & _
"4PGAOgUkmD5KBiHItiaSwKHaE4CPuBoMVieJMmMH4qgofoIDsRx6jSZorksapGGUIoqiidJHi2RYKmSHIumEchAh2L5rFeWhUDqAxbBQSIxkeCwkjGMpOAsNpBH0Do3k" & _
"UASAg")
	.set_Background(EXCOMBOBOXLib.BackgroundPartEnum.exDropDownButtonUp,16777216)
	.set_Background(EXCOMBOBOXLib.BackgroundPartEnum.exDropDownButtonDown,25198720)
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exLinesAtRoot
	.Style = EXCOMBOBOXLib.StyleEnum.DropDownList
	.IntegralHeight = True
	.Columns.Add("P1")
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
		.SelectItem(h) = True
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
492:
Is there a way to change the dropdown button arrow to something else ( theme, ebn )

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	With .VisualAppearance
		.Add(1,"XP:SCROLLBAR 1 6")
		.Add(2,"XP:SCROLLBAR 1 7")
	End With
	.set_Background(EXCOMBOBOXLib.BackgroundPartEnum.exDropDownButtonUp,16777216)
	.set_Background(EXCOMBOBOXLib.BackgroundPartEnum.exDropDownButtonDown,33554432)
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exLinesAtRoot
	.Style = EXCOMBOBOXLib.StyleEnum.DropDownList
	.IntegralHeight = True
	.Columns.Add("P1")
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
		.SelectItem(h) = True
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
491:
Is there a way to change the dropdown button arrow to something else ( no visual theme )

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.UseVisualTheme = EXCOMBOBOXLib.UIVisualThemeEnum.exBorderVisualTheme Or EXCOMBOBOXLib.UIVisualThemeEnum.exCheckBoxVisualTheme Or EXCOMBOBOXLib.UIVisualThemeEnum.exCalendarVisualTheme Or EXCOMBOBOXLib.UIVisualThemeEnum.exFilterBarVisualTheme Or EXCOMBOBOXLib.UIVisualThemeEnum.exHeaderVisualTheme
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exLinesAtRoot
	.Style = EXCOMBOBOXLib.StyleEnum.DropDownList
	.IntegralHeight = True
	.Columns.Add("P1")
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
		.SelectItem(h) = True
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
490:
Is there a way to change the dropdown button arrow to something else ( solid color )

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.set_Background(EXCOMBOBOXLib.BackgroundPartEnum.exDropDownButtonDown,12500670)
	.set_Background(EXCOMBOBOXLib.BackgroundPartEnum.exDropDownButtonUp,8421504)
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exLinesAtRoot
	.Style = EXCOMBOBOXLib.StyleEnum.DropDownList
	.IntegralHeight = True
	.Columns.Add("P1")
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
		.SelectItem(h) = True
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
489:
How can I find if there is any filter applied to the control

' FilterChange event - Occurs when filter was changed.
Private Sub AxComboBox1_FilterChange(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles AxComboBox1.FilterChange
	With AxComboBox1
		Debug.Print( "If negative, the filter is present, else not" )
		Debug.Print( .Items.VisibleItemCount )
	End With
End Sub

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exLinesAtRoot
	.TreeColumnIndex = -1
	.FilterInclude = EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterIncludeEnum.exMatchingItemsOnly
	With .Columns.Add("Column")
		.DisplayFilterButton = True
		.FilterType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterTypeEnum.exFilter
		.Filter = "C1"
	End With
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("R1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"C1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"C2")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
		h = .AddItem("R2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"C1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"C2")
	End With
	.ApplyFilter()
	.EndUpdate()
End With
488:
How can I prevent showing the lines for the hierarchy while using the exMatchingItemsOnly option

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exLinesAtRoot
	.TreeColumnIndex = -1
	.FilterInclude = EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterIncludeEnum.exMatchingItemsOnly
	With .Columns.Add("Column")
		.DisplayFilterButton = True
		.FilterType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterTypeEnum.exFilter
		.Filter = "C1|C2"
	End With
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("R1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"C1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"C2")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
		h = .AddItem("R2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"C1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"C2")
	End With
	.ApplyFilter()
	.EndUpdate()
End With
487:
Is there any method to get only the matched items and not the items with his parent

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exLinesAtRoot
	.FilterInclude = EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterIncludeEnum.exMatchingItemsOnly
	With .Columns.Add("Column")
		.DisplayFilterButton = True
		.FilterType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterTypeEnum.exFilter
		.Filter = "C1|C2"
	End With
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("R1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"C1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"C2")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
		h = .AddItem("R2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"C1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"C2")
	End With
	.ApplyFilter()
	.EndUpdate()
End With
486:
How do I get sorted the column as string, numeric, date, date and time. Also how can it be applied to drop down filter panel

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	With .Columns.Add("Date")
		.SortType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.SortTypeEnum.SortDate
		.DisplayFilterButton = True
		.DisplayFilterPattern = False
		.DisplayFilterDate = True
		.FilterList = EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterListEnum.exShowFocusItem Or EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterListEnum.exShowCheckBox Or EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterListEnum.exSortItemsDesc
	End With
	With .Columns.Add("DateTime")
		.SortType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.SortTypeEnum.SortDateTime
		.DisplayFilterButton = True
		.DisplayFilterPattern = False
		.FilterList = EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterListEnum.exShowFocusItem Or EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterListEnum.exShowCheckBox Or EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterListEnum.exSortItemsDesc
	End With
	With .Columns.Add("Time")
		.SortType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.SortTypeEnum.SortTime
		.DisplayFilterButton = True
		.DisplayFilterPattern = False
		.FilterList = EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterListEnum.exShowFocusItem Or EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterListEnum.exShowCheckBox Or EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterListEnum.exSortItemsDesc
		.FormatColumn = "time(value)"
	End With
	With .Columns.Add("Numeric")
		.SortType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.SortTypeEnum.SortNumeric
		.DisplayFilterButton = True
		.FilterList = EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterListEnum.exShowFocusItem Or EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterListEnum.exShowCheckBox Or EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterListEnum.exSortItemsDesc
	End With
	With .Columns.Add("String")
		.DisplayFilterButton = True
		.FilterList = EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterListEnum.exShowFocusItem Or EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterListEnum.exShowCheckBox Or EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterListEnum.exSortItemsDesc
	End With
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem(#1/27/2010#)
		.CellCaption(h,1) = #1/27/2010 10:00:00 AM#
		.CellCaption(h,2) = .CellCaption(h,1)
		.CellCaption(h,3) = 1
		.CellCaption(h,4) = .CellCaption(h,3)
		h = .AddItem(#1/27/2011#)
		.CellCaption(h,1) = #1/27/2011 9:00:00 AM#
		.CellCaption(h,2) = .CellCaption(h,1)
		.CellCaption(h,3) = 11
		.CellCaption(h,4) = .CellCaption(h,3)
		h = .AddItem(#11/2/2010#)
		.CellCaption(h,1) = #11/2/2010 9:00:00 AM#
		.CellCaption(h,2) = .CellCaption(h,1)
		.CellCaption(h,3) = 2
		.CellCaption(h,4) = .CellCaption(h,3)
	End With
	.Columns.Item("DateTime").DisplayFilterDate = False
	.EndUpdate()
End With
485:
How can I display a different column, on the control's label (method 2)

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Style = EXCOMBOBOXLib.StyleEnum.DropDownList
	.SingleEdit = True
	.LabelColumnIndex = 1
	.DrawGridLines = EXCOMBOBOXLib.GridLinesEnum.exVLines
	.Columns.Add("Column 1").Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
	.Columns.Add("Column 2").Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
	With .Items
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Item 1 on <b>Column 1"),1) = "Item 1 on <b>Column 2"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Item 2 on <b>Column 1"),1) = "Item 2 on <b>Column 2"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Item 3 on <b>Column 1"),1) = "Item 3 on <b>Column 2"
		.SelectItem(.FirstVisibleItem) = True
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
484:
How can I display a different column, on the control's label (method 1)

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Style = EXCOMBOBOXLib.StyleEnum.DropDownList
	.SingleEdit = True
	.SearchColumnIndex = 1
	.DrawGridLines = EXCOMBOBOXLib.GridLinesEnum.exVLines
	.Columns.Add("Column 1").Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
	.Columns.Add("Column 2").Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
	With .Items
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Item 1 on <b>Column 1"),1) = "Item 1 on <b>Column 2"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Item 2 on <b>Column 1"),1) = "Item 2 on <b>Column 2"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Item 3 on <b>Column 1"),1) = "Item 3 on <b>Column 2"
		.SelectItem(.FirstVisibleItem) = True
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
483:
How do I sort the index column as numeric

' InsertItem event - Occurs after a new item has been inserted to Items collection.
Private Sub AxComboBox1_InsertItem(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As AxEXCOMBOBOXLib._IComboBoxEvents_InsertItemEvent) Handles AxComboBox1.InsertItem
	With AxComboBox1
		With .Items
			.CellData(e.item,1) = .ItemToIndex(e.item)
		End With
	End With
End Sub

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.DrawGridLines = EXCOMBOBOXLib.GridLinesEnum.exAllLines
	.ColumnAutoResize = True
	.ShowFocusRect = False
	.SingleEdit = True
	With .Columns.Add("Next")
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellPaddingLeft) = 4
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exHeaderPaddingLeft) = 4
	End With
	With .Columns.Add("Index")
		.AllowSizing = False
		.Width = 48
		.FormatColumn = "(((0 := (1 index ``)) mod 3) case ( default: ``; 0 : `<r><fgcolor=B0B0B0>`; 1: ``; 2 : `<c><fgcolor=808080>` )) + str(=:0)"
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
		.SortType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.SortTypeEnum.SortUserData
		.Position = 0
	End With
	With .Items
		.AddItem("Item 1")
		.AddItem("Item 2")
		.AddItem("Item 3")
		.AddItem("Item 4")
		.AddItem("Item 5")
		.AddItem("Item 6")
		.AddItem("Item 7")
		.AddItem("Item 8")
		.AddItem("Item 9")
		.AddItem("Item 10")
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
482:
How can I put icons/images into buttons

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.SingleEdit = True
	.Images("gBJJgBAIDAAGAAEAAQhYAf8Pf4hh0QihCJo2AEZjQAjEZFEaIEaEEaAIAkcbk0olUrlktl0vmExmUzmk1m03nE5nU7nk9n0/oFBoVDolFo1HpFJpVLplNp1PqFRqVTq" & _
"lVq1XrFZrVbrldr1fsFhsVjslls1ntFptVrtltt1vuFxuVzul1u13vF5vV7vl9v1/wGBwWDwmFw2HxGJxWLxmNx0xiFdyOTh8Tf9ZymXx+QytcyNgz8r0OblWjyWds+m" & _
"0ka1Vf1ta1+r1mos2xrG2xeZ0+a0W0qOx3GO4NV3WeyvD2XJ5XL5nN51aiw+lfSj0gkUkAEllHanHI5j/cHg8EZf7w8vl8j4f/qfEZeB09/vjLAB30+kZQAP/P5/H6/y" & _
"NAOAEAwCjMBwFAEDwJBMDwLBYAP2/8Hv8/gAGAD8LQs9w/nhDY/oygIA=")
	.Columns.Add("")
	With .Columns.Add("C+B")
		.AllowSizing = False
		.Width = 48
		.FormatColumn = "` <img>` + ( 1 + (1 index ``) mod 3 ) + `</img> `"
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellHasCheckBox) = True
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellHasButton) = True
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellButtonAutoWidth) = True
		.Position = 0
	End With
	.DrawGridLines = EXCOMBOBOXLib.GridLinesEnum.exVLines
	.DefaultItemHeight = 20
	With .Items
		.AddItem("Item 1")
		.AddItem("Item 2")
		.AddItem("Item 3")
		.AddItem("Item 4")
		.AddItem("Item 5")
		.AddItem("Item 6")
		.AddItem("Item 7")
		.AddItem("Item 8")
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
481:
Is it possible to have a CheckBox and Button TOGETHER on all cells in a column

' CellButtonClick event - Fired after the user clicks on the cell of button type. 
Private Sub AxComboBox1_CellButtonClick(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As AxEXCOMBOBOXLib._IComboBoxEvents_CellButtonClickEvent) Handles AxComboBox1.CellButtonClick
	With AxComboBox1
		Debug.Print( "CellButtonClick" )
		Debug.Print( e.item )
		Debug.Print( .get_Key() )
	End With
End Sub

' CellStateChanged event - Fired after cell's state has been changed.
Private Sub AxComboBox1_CellStateChanged(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As AxEXCOMBOBOXLib._IComboBoxEvents_CellStateChangedEvent) Handles AxComboBox1.CellStateChanged
	With AxComboBox1
		Debug.Print( "CellStateChanged" )
		Debug.Print( e.item )
		Debug.Print( .get_Key() )
	End With
End Sub

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.SingleEdit = True
	With .Columns.Add("")
		.AllowSizing = False
		.Width = 32
		.FormatColumn = "1 index ``"
	End With
	With .Columns.Add("Def")
		.AllowSizing = False
		.Width = 48
		.FormatColumn = "`     `"
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellHasCheckBox) = True
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellHasButton) = True
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellButtonAutoWidth) = True
	End With
	.Columns.Add("")
	With .Items
		.AddItem("")
		.AddItem("")
		.AddItem("")
		.AddItem("")
		.AddItem("")
		.AddItem("")
		.AddItem("")
		.AddItem("")
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
480:
How can I show only the matching items, while user types in the drop down control

' EditChange event - Fired when the user has taken an action that may have altered text in an edit control.
Private Sub AxComboBox1_EditChange(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As AxEXCOMBOBOXLib._IComboBoxEvents_EditChangeEvent) Handles AxComboBox1.EditChange
	Dim sLabel
	With AxComboBox1
		sLabel = .get_EditText(e.colIndex)
		Debug.Print( "Select the item that maches exactly the typing label: " )
		Debug.Print( sLabel )
		With .Items
			.SelectItem(.FocusItem) = False
			.SelectItem(.FindItem(sLabel,e.colIndex)) = True
		End With
	End With
End Sub

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.SingleEdit = True
	.AutoComplete = False
	.AutoSelect = False
	.AutoSearch = False
	.AutoDropDown = True
	.IntegralHeight = True
	.HeaderVisible = False
	.Columns.Add("Friends")
	With .Items
		.AddItem("Fred")
		.AddItem("Tina")
		.AddItem("Tom")
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
479:
How do I unselect/deselect the item (Simple style)
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Style = EXCOMBOBOXLib.StyleEnum.Simple
	.Columns.Add("Def")
	With .Items
		.AddItem("Item 1")
		.AddItem("Item 2")
		.AddItem("Item 3")
		.AddItem("Item 3")
	End With
	.SearchColumnIndex = 0
	.Value = "Item 2"
	With .Items
		.SelectItem(.FocusItem) = False
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
478:
How do I unselect/deselect the item (DropDownList style)
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Style = EXCOMBOBOXLib.StyleEnum.DropDown
	.Columns.Add("Def")
	With .Items
		.AddItem("Item 1")
		.AddItem("Item 2")
		.AddItem("Item 3")
		.AddItem("Item 3")
	End With
	.SearchColumnIndex = 0
	.Value = "Item 2"
	With .Items
		.SelectItem(.FocusItem) = False
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
477:
How do I unselect/deselect the item (DropDown style)
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Style = EXCOMBOBOXLib.StyleEnum.DropDown
	.Columns.Add("Def")
	With .Items
		.AddItem("Item 1")
		.AddItem("Item 2")
		.AddItem("Item 3")
		.AddItem("Item 3")
	End With
	.SearchColumnIndex = 0
	.Value = "Item 2"
	With .Items
		.SelectItem(.FocusItem) = False
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
476:
Setting the ForeColor to red and then setting Enabled property on False the ForeColor returns back to original color of black/gray. What can be done (Style is Simple)

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Style = EXCOMBOBOXLib.StyleEnum.Simple
	.ColumnAutoResize = True
	With .Columns
		.Add("C1")
		.Add("C2")
	End With
	With .Items
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("item a"),1) = "item b"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("item c"),1) = "item d"
	End With
	.Value = "item a"
	.ForeColor = RGB(128,128,188)
	.BackColor = RGB(240,240,240)
	.HeaderForeColor = RGB(128,128,128)
	.SelBackColor = RGB(128,128,128)
	.BackColorEdit = RGB(0,0,0)
	.ForeColorEdit = RGB(255,255,255)
	.Enabled = False
	.EndUpdate()
End With
475:
Setting the ForeColor to red and then setting Enabled property on False the ForeColor returns back to original color of black/gray. What can be done (Style is DropDownList)

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Style = EXCOMBOBOXLib.StyleEnum.DropDownList
	.ColumnAutoResize = True
	With .Columns
		.Add("C1")
		.Add("C2")
	End With
	With .Items
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("item a"),1) = "item b"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("item c"),1) = "item d"
	End With
	.Value = "item a"
	.BackColorEdit = RGB(0,0,0)
	.ForeColor = RGB(255,255,255)
	.Enabled = False
	.EndUpdate()
End With
474:
Setting the ForeColor to red and then setting Enabled property on False the ForeColor returns back to original color of black/gray. What can be done (Style is DropDown)

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Style = EXCOMBOBOXLib.StyleEnum.DropDown
	.ColumnAutoResize = True
	With .Columns
		.Add("C1")
		.Add("C2")
	End With
	With .Items
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("item a"),1) = "item b"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("item c"),1) = "item d"
	End With
	.Value = "item a"
	.ForeColorEdit = RGB(255,255,255)
	.BackColorEdit = RGB(0,0,0)
	.Enabled = False
	.EndUpdate()
End With
473:
How would you clear the displayed selection for style DropDownList. So if a user selects or searches a value in a style DropDownList, I want to know if I can reset the control back to an empty selection

' DropUp event - Occurs when the drop-down portion of the control is hidden.
Private Sub AxComboBox1_DropUp(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles AxComboBox1.DropUp
	With AxComboBox1
		.Value = ""
	End With
End Sub

' SelectionChanged event - Fired after a new item has been selected.
Private Sub AxComboBox1_SelectionChanged(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles AxComboBox1.SelectionChanged
	With AxComboBox1
		Debug.Print( "You selected: " )
		Debug.Print( .Value )
	End With
End Sub

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Style = EXCOMBOBOXLib.StyleEnum.DropDownList
	.HeaderVisible = False
	.AutoSearch = True
	.AutoDropDown = True
	.IntegralHeight = True
	.Columns.Add("Default").AutoSearch = EXCOMBOBOXLib.AutoSearchEnum.exContains
	With .Items
		.AddItem("This is a bit of text")
		.AddItem("This is a another text")
		.DefaultItem = .InsertItem(,,"")
		.ItemPosition(0) = 0
		.SortableItem(0) = False
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
472:
I cannot seem to get autosearch=1 (contains) in the column object to search properly. It still only finds items that start with the typed character. I want to it look to see if the typed character(s) are contained in the item. I Can't seem to get this to work

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Style = EXCOMBOBOXLib.StyleEnum.DropDownList
	.HeaderVisible = False
	.AutoSearch = True
	.AutoDropDown = True
	.IntegralHeight = True
	.Columns.Add("Default").AutoSearch = EXCOMBOBOXLib.AutoSearchEnum.exContains
	With .Items
		.AddItem("This is a bit of text")
		.AddItem("This is a another text")
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
471:
If the user selects an item from the list, how can I clear that selection and return the control to the unselected state with the PROMPT text

' DropUp event - Occurs when the drop-down portion of the control is hidden.
Private Sub AxComboBox1_DropUp(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles AxComboBox1.DropUp
	With AxComboBox1
		.set_EditText(0,"")
	End With
End Sub

' SelectionChanged event - Fired after a new item has been selected.
Private Sub AxComboBox1_SelectionChanged(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles AxComboBox1.SelectionChanged
	With AxComboBox1
		Debug.Print( "You selected:  " )
		Debug.Print( .Value )
	End With
End Sub

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.LabelHeight = 23
	.IntegralHeight = True
	.AutoComplete = False
	.AutoSearch = False
	.AutoDropDown = True
	.Columns.Add("Default").Prompt = "<i><fgcolor=808080>type something</fgcolor></i>"
	With .Items
		.AddItem(0)
		.AddItem(1)
		.AddItem(2)
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
470:
How do I get notified once the user changes the Filter For field
' EditChange event - Fired when the user has taken an action that may have altered text in an edit control.
Private Sub AxComboBox1_EditChange(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As AxEXCOMBOBOXLib._IComboBoxEvents_EditChangeEvent) Handles AxComboBox1.EditChange
	With AxComboBox1
		Debug.Print( "ColIndex: " )
		Debug.Print( e.colIndex )
		Debug.Print( "Label: " )
		Debug.Print( .get_EditText(0) )
		Debug.Print( "FilterFor: " )
		Debug.Print( .get_EditText(-1) )
	End With
End Sub

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.FilterForVisible = True
	.FilterForBackColor = RGB(240,240,240)
	.IntegralHeight = True
	.Columns.Add("Default")
	With .Items
		.AddItem("Item 1")
		.AddItem("Item 2")
		.AddItem("Item 3")
		.AddItem("Item 4")
		.AddItem("Item 5")
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
469:
I am using the ScrollWidth/ScrollHeight property on 0 to hide the control's scroll bars, the question is that the drop down button is disappearing. What can be done so I can still show the drop down button

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.LabelHeight = 40
	.ScrollWidth = 0
	.ScrollHeight = 0
	.DropDownButtonWidth = 40
	.EndUpdate()
End With
468:
Does your control supports scrolling by touching the screen

Dim rs
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.ColumnAutoResize = False
	rs = CreateObject("ADOR.Recordset")
	With rs
		.Open("Orders","Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=C:\Program Files\Exontrol\ExComboBox\Sample\SAMPLE.MDB",3,3)
	End With
	.DataSource = rs
	.ScrollBySingleLine = True
	.AutoDrag = EXCOMBOBOXLib.AutoDragEnum.exAutoDragScrollOnShortTouch Or EXCOMBOBOXLib.AutoDragEnum.exAutoDragScroll
	.EndUpdate()
End With
467:
How can I make bigger/enlarge the control's drop down button

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.LabelHeight = 40
	.ScrollWidth = 40
	.EndUpdate()
End With
466:
How do I select a NULL/empty value

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Style = EXCOMBOBOXLib.StyleEnum.DropDownList
	.Columns.Add("Items")
	With .Items
		.AddItem("Item 1")
		.AddItem("Item 2")
		.AddItem("Item 3")
		.AddItem("Item 4")
		.DefaultItem = .InsertItem(,,"")
		.ItemPosition(0) = 0
		.SortableItem(0) = False
	End With
	.Value = ""
	.EndUpdate()
End With
465:
How can I add a vertical padding

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.DrawGridLines = EXCOMBOBOXLib.GridLinesEnum.exAllLines
	With .Columns.Add("Padding")
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellHasCheckBox) = True
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellSingleLine) = False
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellPaddingLeft) = 6
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellPaddingRight) = 6
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellPaddingTop) = 6
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellPaddingBottom) = 6
	End With
	With .Items
		.AddItem("padding")
		.AddItem("padding")
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
464:
How can I add or change the padding (spaces) for captions in the control's header

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Columns.Add("Padding-Left").Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exHeaderPaddingLeft) = 18
	With .Columns.Add("Padding-Right")
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exHeaderPaddingRight) = 18
		.HeaderAlignment = EXCOMBOBOXLib.AlignmentEnum.RightAlignment
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
463:
Is it possible to change the height for all items at once

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exLinesAtRoot
	.Columns.Add("Items")
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		h = .AddItem("Root 2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.ExpandItem(0) = True
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
	.DefaultItemHeight = 12
	.Items.ItemHeight(0) = 12
End With
462:
How can I have a case-insensitive filter (exFilterDoCaseSensitive flag is not set)

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.MarkSearchColumn = False
	With .Columns
		With .Add("Car")
			.DisplayFilterButton = True
			.FilterType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterTypeEnum.exFilter
			.Filter = "MAZDA"
		End With
		With .Add("Equipment")
			.DisplayFilterButton = True
			.DisplayFilterPattern = False
			.CustomFilter = "Air Bag||*Air Bag*|||Air condition||*Air condition*|||ABS||*ABS*|||ESP||*ESP*"
			.FilterType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterTypeEnum.exPattern
			.Filter = "AIR BAG"
		End With
	End With
	With .Items
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Mazda"),1) = "Air Bag"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Toyota"),1) = "Air Bag,Air condition"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Ford"),1) = "Air condition"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Nissan"),1) = "Air Bag,ABS,ESP"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Mazda"),1) = "Air Bag, ABS,ESP"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Mazda"),1) = "ABS,ESP"
	End With
	.ApplyFilter()
	.EndUpdate()
End With
461:
How can I have a case-sensitive filter

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.MarkSearchColumn = False
	With .Columns
		With .Add("Car")
			.DisplayFilterButton = True
			.FilterType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterTypeEnum.exFilterDoCaseSensitive Or EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterTypeEnum.exFilter
			.Filter = "Mazda"
		End With
		With .Add("Equipment")
			.DisplayFilterButton = True
			.DisplayFilterPattern = False
			.CustomFilter = "Air Bag||*Air Bag*|||Air condition||*Air condition*|||ABS||*ABS*|||ESP||*ESP*"
			.FilterType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterTypeEnum.exFilterDoCaseSensitive Or EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterTypeEnum.exPattern
			.Filter = "Air Bag"
		End With
	End With
	With .Items
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Mazda"),1) = "Air Bag"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Toyota"),1) = "Air Bag,Air condition"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Ford"),1) = "Air condition"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Nissan"),1) = "Air Bag,ABS,ESP"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Mazda"),1) = "Air Bag, ABS,ESP"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Mazda"),1) = "ABS,ESP"
	End With
	.ApplyFilter()
	.EndUpdate()
End With
460:
Is it possible to filter the items as I type

' EditChange event - Fired when the user has taken an action that may have altered text in an edit control.
Private Sub AxComboBox1_EditChange(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As AxEXCOMBOBOXLib._IComboBoxEvents_EditChangeEvent) Handles AxComboBox1.EditChange
	With AxComboBox1
		.Columns.Item(0).Filter = AxComboBox1.EditText(0)
		.ApplyFilter()
	End With
End Sub

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.MarkSearchColumn = False
	.SingleEdit = True
	.AutoComplete = False
	.AutoDropDown = True
	.IntegralHeight = True
	With .Columns
		With .Add("Items")
			.Prompt = "<i><fgcolor=808080>Start Filter</fgcolor></i>"
			.FilterType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterTypeEnum.exPattern
		End With
	End With
	With .Items
		.AddItem("A")
		.AddItem("B")
		.AddItem("C")
		.AddItem("AB")
		.AddItem("AC")
		.AddItem("BA")
		.AddItem("BC")
		.AddItem("CC")
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
459:
What is the equivalent to combo1.text=combo1.list(index) to select a row in the combo

With AxComboBox1
	.Columns.Add("Default")
	With .Items
		.AddItem("A")
		.AddItem("B")
		.AddItem("C")
		.AddItem("D")
	End With
	.set_EditText(0,"C")
End With
458:
What is the equivalent to combo1.text=combo1.list(index) to select a row in the combo

With AxComboBox1
	.Columns.Add("Default")
	With .Items
		.AddItem("A")
		.AddItem("B")
		.AddItem("C")
		.AddItem("D")
	End With
	.set_EditText(0,AxComboBox1.Items.CellCaption(AxComboBox1.Items.ItemByIndex(2),0))
End With
457:
What is the equivalent to combo1.text=combo1.list(index) to select a row in the combo

With AxComboBox1
	.Columns.Add("Default")
	With .Items
		.AddItem("A")
		.AddItem("B")
		.AddItem("C")
		.AddItem("D")
	End With
	.set_Select(0,AxComboBox1.Items.CellCaption(AxComboBox1.Items.ItemByIndex(2),0))
End With
456:
What is the equivalent to combo1.text=combo1.list(index) to select a row in the combo

With AxComboBox1
	.Columns.Add("Default")
	With .Items
		.AddItem("A")
		.AddItem("B")
		.AddItem("C")
		.AddItem("D")
	End With
	.set_Select(0,"C")
End With
455:
How can I change the color, font, bold etc for the items/cells in the same column or for the entire column

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.MarkSearchColumn = False
	With .ConditionalFormats.Add("1")
		.Bold = True
		.ForeColor = RGB(255,0,0)
		.ApplyTo = &H1
	End With
	.Columns.Add("C1")
	With .Columns.Add("C2")
		.HeaderBold = True
		.HTMLCaption = "<fgcolor=FF0000>C2"
	End With
	With .Items
		.CellCaption(.AddItem(10),1) = 11
		.CellCaption(.AddItem(12),1) = 13
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
454:
How can I add a horizontal scroll bar

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.ScrollBySingleLine = True
	.ColumnAutoResize = False
	.BackColorAlternate = RGB(240,240,240)
	With .Columns.Add("Default")
		.Width = 512
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellSingleLine) = False
	End With
	With .Items
		.AddItem("Exontrol is devoted to create innovative user interface components for Windows applications, on COM or .NET platforms, since 19" & _
"99. ""eXontrol"" comes from e(s)pecial (c)ontrol, where sc makes the X. We are a vendor not a reseller, and this is the single s" & _
"ite where you can try or buy our products. If you are tired of looking for ""powerful"" components now it's time to show you rea" & _
"l components. No registration required, no nag screens, no limitations, unlimited evaluation time.")
		.AddItem("A combo box is a commonly-used GUI tool. It is a combination of a drop-down list or list box and a single-line textbox, allowin" & _
"g the user either to type a value directly into the control or choose from the list of existing options.")
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
453:
Does the control have the option to have a horizontal scroll to show entries which are longer than the display

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.ColumnAutoResize = False
	.Columns.Add("Default").Width = 512
	With .Items
		.AddItem("Exontrol is devoted to create innovative user interface components for Windows applications, on COM or .NET platforms, since 19" & _
"99. ""eXontrol"" comes from e(s)pecial (c)ontrol, where sc makes the X. We are a vendor not a reseller, and this is the single s" & _
"ite where you can try or buy our products. If you are tired of looking for ""powerful"" components now it's time to show you rea" & _
"l components. No registration required, no nag screens, no limitations, unlimited evaluation time.")
		.AddItem("A combo box is a commonly-used GUI tool. It is a combination of a drop-down list or list box and a single-line textbox, allowin" & _
"g the user either to type a value directly into the control or choose from the list of existing options.")
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
452:
Is it possible to auto-numbering the children items but still keeps the position after filtering

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exLinesAtRoot
	With .Columns.Add("Items")
		.DisplayFilterButton = True
		.FilterType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterTypeEnum.exFilter
		.Filter = "Child 2"
	End With
	With .Columns.Add("Pos.1")
		.FormatColumn = "1 ropos ''"
		.Position = 0
		.Width = 32
		.AllowSizing = False
	End With
	With .Columns.Add("Pos.2")
		.FormatColumn = "1 ropos ':'"
		.Position = 1
		.Width = 32
		.AllowSizing = False
	End With
	With .Columns.Add("Pos.3")
		.FormatColumn = "1 ropos ':|A-Z'"
		.Position = 2
		.Width = 32
		.AllowSizing = False
	End With
	With .Columns.Add("Pos.4")
		.FormatColumn = "1 ropos '|A-Z|'"
		.Position = 3
		.Width = 32
		.AllowSizing = False
	End With
	With .Columns.Add("Pos.5")
		.FormatColumn = "'<font Tahoma;7>' + 1 ropos '-<b>||A-Z'"
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
		.Position = 4
		.Width = 32
		.AllowSizing = False
	End With
	With .Columns.Add("Pos.6")
		.FormatColumn = "'<b>'+ 1 ropos '</b>:<fgcolor=FF0000>|A-Z|'"
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
		.Position = 5
		.Width = 48
		.AllowSizing = False
	End With
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
		h = .AddItem("Root 2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
	End With
	.ApplyFilter()
	.EndUpdate()
End With
451:
How do I prevent scrolling the control's data after user does the sort

With AxComboBox1
	.EnsureOnSort = False
	.Columns.Add("Column")
	With .Items
		.AddItem("Item 3")
		.AddItem("Item 1")
		.AddItem("Item 2")
	End With
	.PutItems(.GetItems(0))
	.PutItems(.GetItems(0))
	.PutItems(.GetItems(0))
	.Columns.Item(0).SortOrder = EXCOMBOBOXLib.SortOrderEnum.SortAscending
End With
450:
Is it possible to auto-numbering the children items too

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exLinesAtRoot
	.Columns.Add("Items")
	With .Columns.Add("Pos.1")
		.FormatColumn = "1 rpos ''"
		.Position = 0
		.Width = 32
		.AllowSizing = False
	End With
	With .Columns.Add("Pos.2")
		.FormatColumn = "1 rpos ':'"
		.Position = 1
		.Width = 32
		.AllowSizing = False
	End With
	With .Columns.Add("Pos.3")
		.FormatColumn = "1 rpos ':|A-Z'"
		.Position = 2
		.Width = 32
		.AllowSizing = False
	End With
	With .Columns.Add("Pos.4")
		.FormatColumn = "1 rpos '|A-Z|'"
		.Position = 3
		.Width = 32
		.AllowSizing = False
	End With
	With .Columns.Add("Pos.5")
		.FormatColumn = "'<font Tahoma;7>' + 1 rpos '-<b>||A-Z'"
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
		.Position = 4
		.Width = 32
		.AllowSizing = False
	End With
	With .Columns.Add("Pos.6")
		.FormatColumn = "'<b>'+ 1 rpos '</b>:<fgcolor=FF0000>|A-Z|'"
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
		.Position = 5
		.Width = 48
		.AllowSizing = False
	End With
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
		h = .AddItem("Root 2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
449:
How can I show the child items with no identation

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exGroupLinesOutside
	.Indent = 12
	.HasLines = EXCOMBOBOXLib.HierarchyLineEnum.exThinLine
	.Columns.Add("Default")
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 3")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
		h = .AddItem("Root 2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 3")
	End With
End With
448:
Is there other ways of showing the hierarchy lines (exGroupLinesAtRoot)

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exGroupLinesAtRoot
	.Indent = 12
	.Columns.Add("Default")
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 3")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
	End With
End With
447:
Is there other ways of showing the hierarchy lines (exGroupLinesOutside)

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exGroupLinesOutside
	.Indent = 12
	.Columns.Add("Default")
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 3")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
		h = .AddItem("Root 2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 3")
	End With
End With
446:
Is there other ways of showing the hierarchy lines (exGroupLinesInsideLeaf)

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exGroupLinesInsideLeaf
	.Indent = 12
	.Columns.Add("Default")
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 3")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
	End With
End With
445:
Is there other ways of showing the hierarchy lines (exGroupLinesInside)

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exGroupLinesInside
	.Indent = 12
	.Columns.Add("Default")
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 3")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
	End With
End With
444:
Is there other ways of showing the hierarchy lines (exGroupLines)

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exGroupLines
	.Indent = 12
	.Columns.Add("Default")
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2"),,"SubChild 2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 3")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
	End With
End With
443:
Is it possible display numbers in the same format no matter of regional settings in the control panel

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Columns.Add("Def").Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem(100000.27)
		.FormatCell(h,0) = "(value format '') +  ' <fgcolor=808080>(default positive)'"
		h = .AddItem(100000.27)
		.FormatCell(h,0) = "(value format '2|.|3|,|1|1')"
		h = .AddItem(-100000.27)
		.FormatCell(h,0) = "(value format '') +  ' <fgcolor=808080>(default negative)'"
		h = .AddItem(-100000.27)
		.FormatCell(h,0) = "(value format '2|.|3|,|1|1')"
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
442:
Is it possible to add a 0 for numbers less than 1 instead .7 to show 0.8

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Columns.Add("Def").Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem(0.27)
		.FormatCell(h,0) = "(value format '') +  ' <fgcolor=808080>(default)'"
		h = .AddItem(0.27)
		.FormatCell(h,0) = "(value format '|||||0') +  ' <fgcolor=808080>(Display no leading zeros)'"
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
441:
How can I specify the format for negative numbers

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Columns.Add("Def").Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem(-100000.27)
		.FormatCell(h,0) = "(value format '') +  ' <fgcolor=808080>(default)'"
		h = .AddItem(-100000.27)
		.FormatCell(h,0) = "(value format '||||1') +  ' <fgcolor=808080>(Negative sign, number; for example, -1.1)'"
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
440:
Is it possible to change the grouping character when display numbers

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Columns.Add("Def").Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem(100000.27)
		.FormatCell(h,0) = "(value format '') +  ' <fgcolor=808080>(default)'"
		h = .AddItem(100000.27)
		.FormatCell(h,0) = "(value format '|||-') +  ' <fgcolor=808080>(grouping character is -)'"
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
439:
How can I display numbers with 2 digits in each group

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Columns.Add("Def").Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem(100000.27)
		.FormatCell(h,0) = "(value format '') +  ' <fgcolor=808080>(default)'"
		h = .AddItem(100000.27)
		.FormatCell(h,0) = "(value format '||2') +  ' <fgcolor=808080>(grouping by 2 digits)'"
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
438:
How can I display my numbers using a different decimal separator

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Columns.Add("Def").Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem(100.27)
		.FormatCell(h,0) = "(value format '') +  ' <fgcolor=808080>(default)'"
		h = .AddItem(100.27)
		.FormatCell(h,0) = "(value format '|;') +  ' <fgcolor=808080>(decimal separator is <b>;</b>)'"
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
437:
Is it possible to display the numbers using 3 (three) digits

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Columns.Add("Def").Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem(100.27)
		.FormatCell(h,0) = "(value format '') +  ' <fgcolor=808080>(default)'"
		h = .AddItem(100.27)
		.FormatCell(h,0) = "(value format '3') +  ' <fgcolor=808080>(3 digits)'"
		h = .AddItem(100.27)
		.FormatCell(h,0) = "(value format 2) +  '  <fgcolor=808080>(2 digits)'"
		h = .AddItem(100.27)
		.FormatCell(h,0) = "(value format 1) +  ' <fgcolor=808080>(1 digit)'"
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
436:
Is it possible to format numbers

Dim h,h1
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.MarkSearchColumn = False
	With .Columns
		.Add("Name")
		With .Add("A")
			.SortType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.SortTypeEnum.SortNumeric
			.AllowSizing = False
			.Width = 36
			.FormatColumn = "len(value) ? value + ' +'"
		End With
		With .Add("B")
			.SortType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.SortTypeEnum.SortNumeric
			.AllowSizing = False
			.Width = 36
			.FormatColumn = "len(value) ? value + ' +'"
		End With
		With .Add("C")
			.SortType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.SortTypeEnum.SortNumeric
			.AllowSizing = False
			.Width = 36
			.FormatColumn = "len(value) ? value + ' ='"
		End With
		With .Add("A+B+C")
			.SortType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.SortTypeEnum.SortNumeric
			.Width = 64
			.ComputedField = "dbl(%1)+dbl(%2)+dbl(%3)"
			.FormatColumn = "type(value) in (0,1) ? 'null' : ( dbl(value)<0 ? '<fgcolor=FF0000>'+ (value format '2|.|3|,|1' ) : (dbl(value)>0 ? '<fgcolor=00" & _
"00FF>+'+(value format '2|.|3|,' ): '0.00') )"
			.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
		End With
	End With
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root")
		.CellCaptionFormat(h,4) = EXCOMBOBOXLib.CaptionFormatEnum.exComputedField
		h1 = .InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.CellCaption(h1,1) = 7
		.CellCaption(h1,2) = 3
		.CellCaption(h1,3) = 1
		h1 = .InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.CellCaption(h1,1) = -2
		.CellCaption(h1,2) = -2
		.CellCaption(h1,3) = -4
		h1 = .InsertItem(h,,"Child 3")
		.CellCaption(h1,1) = 2
		.CellCaption(h1,2) = 2
		.CellCaption(h1,3) = -4
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
435:
Is it possible to limit the height of the item while resizing

' InsertItem event - Occurs after a new item has been inserted to Items collection.
Private Sub AxComboBox1_InsertItem(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As AxEXCOMBOBOXLib._IComboBoxEvents_InsertItemEvent) Handles AxComboBox1.InsertItem
	With AxComboBox1
		.Items.ItemMinHeight(e.item) = 18
		.Items.ItemMaxHeight(e.item) = 72
	End With
End Sub

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.ItemsAllowSizing = EXCOMBOBOXLib.ItemsAllowSizingEnum.exResizeItem
	.ScrollBySingleLine = False
	.BackColorAlternate = RGB(240,240,240)
	.Columns.Add("Names")
	With .Items
		.AddItem("Mantel")
		.AddItem("Mechanik")
		.AddItem("Motor")
		.AddItem("Murks")
		.AddItem("Märchen")
		.AddItem("Möhren")
		.AddItem("Mühle")
	End With
	.Columns.Item(0).SortOrder = EXCOMBOBOXLib.SortOrderEnum.SortAscending
	.EndUpdate()
End With
434:
How can I simulate displaying groups

Dim h,h1
With AxComboBox1
	.HasLines = EXCOMBOBOXLib.HierarchyLineEnum.exNoLine
	.ScrollBySingleLine = True
	With .Columns
		.Add("Name")
		.Add("A")
		.Add("B")
		.Add("C")
	End With
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Group 1")
		.CellHAlignment(h,0) = EXCOMBOBOXLib.AlignmentEnum.CenterAlignment
		.ItemDivider(h) = 0
		.ItemDividerLineAlignment(h) = EXCOMBOBOXLib.DividerAlignmentEnum.DividerBoth
		.ItemHeight(h) = 24
		.SortableItem(h) = False
		h1 = .InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.CellCaption(h1,1) = 1
		.CellCaption(h1,2) = 2
		.CellCaption(h1,3) = 3
		h1 = .InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.CellCaption(h1,1) = 4
		.CellCaption(h1,2) = 5
		.CellCaption(h1,3) = 6
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
		h = .AddItem("Group 2")
		.CellHAlignment(h,0) = EXCOMBOBOXLib.AlignmentEnum.CenterAlignment
		.ItemDivider(h) = 0
		.ItemDividerLineAlignment(h) = EXCOMBOBOXLib.DividerAlignmentEnum.DividerBoth
		.ItemHeight(h) = 24
		.SortableItem(h) = False
		h1 = .InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.CellCaption(h1,1) = 1
		.CellCaption(h1,2) = 2
		.CellCaption(h1,3) = 3
		h1 = .InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.CellCaption(h1,1) = 4
		.CellCaption(h1,2) = 5
		.CellCaption(h1,3) = 6
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
	End With
End With
433:
How can I specify an item to be always the first item

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.TreeColumnIndex = -1
	.Columns.Add("Numbers").SortType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.SortTypeEnum.SortNumeric
	With .Items
		.AddItem(1)
		.AddItem(2)
		.AddItem(3)
		.AddItem(4)
		h = .AddItem("first")
		.ItemPosition(h) = 0
		.CellHAlignment(h,0) = EXCOMBOBOXLib.AlignmentEnum.RightAlignment
		.SortableItem(h) = False
		.SortChildren(0,0,False)
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
432:
How can I specify an item to be always the last item

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.TreeColumnIndex = -1
	.Columns.Add("Numbers").SortType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.SortTypeEnum.SortNumeric
	With .Items
		.AddItem(1)
		.AddItem(2)
		.AddItem(3)
		.AddItem(4)
		h = .AddItem("last")
		.CellHAlignment(h,0) = EXCOMBOBOXLib.AlignmentEnum.RightAlignment
		.SortableItem(h) = False
		.SortChildren(0,0,True)
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
431:
Can I allow sorting only the child items

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Columns.Add("Childs")
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root 1")
		.SortableItem(h) = False
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
		h = .AddItem("Root 2")
		.SortableItem(h) = False
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
430:
Can I specify a terminal item so it will mark the end of childs

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.ScrollBySingleLine = True
	.Columns.Add("P1")
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
		h = .InsertItem(h,"","")
		.ItemDivider(h) = 0
		.ItemDividerLineAlignment(h) = EXCOMBOBOXLib.DividerAlignmentEnum.DividerCenter
		.ItemHeight(h) = 2
		.SelectableItem(h) = False
		.SortableItem(h) = False
		h = .AddItem("Root 2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
		h = .InsertItem(h,"","")
		.ItemDivider(h) = 0
		.ItemDividerLineAlignment(h) = EXCOMBOBOXLib.DividerAlignmentEnum.DividerCenter
		.ItemHeight(h) = 2
		.SelectableItem(h) = False
		.SortableItem(h) = False
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
429:
Is it possible to specify an item being unsortable so its position won't be changed after sorting

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.TreeColumnIndex = -1
	.Columns.Add("Numbers").SortType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.SortTypeEnum.SortNumeric
	With .Items
		.AddItem(1)
		.AddItem(2)
		.AddItem(3)
		.AddItem(4)
		h = .AddItem("top 3")
		.ItemPosition(h) = 3
		.CellHAlignment(h,0) = EXCOMBOBOXLib.AlignmentEnum.RightAlignment
		.SortableItem(h) = False
		.SortChildren(0,0,False)
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
428:
Can I specify an item to be a separator

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.TreeColumnIndex = -1
	.SortOnClick = EXCOMBOBOXLib.SortOnClickEnum.exNoSort
	.Columns.Add("Numbers")
	With .Items
		.AddItem(1)
		.AddItem(2)
		h = .AddItem("separator")
		.SelectableItem(h) = False
		.ItemDivider(h) = 0
		.ItemDividerLineAlignment(h) = EXCOMBOBOXLib.DividerAlignmentEnum.DividerCenter
		.ItemDividerLine(h) = EXCOMBOBOXLib.DividerLineEnum.ThinLine
		.CellHAlignment(h,0) = EXCOMBOBOXLib.AlignmentEnum.CenterAlignment
		.AddItem(3)
		.AddItem(4)
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
427:
How can I collapse all items

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exLinesAtRoot
	.Columns.Add("Items")
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		h = .AddItem("Root 2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.ExpandItem(0) = False
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
426:
How can I expand all items

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exLinesAtRoot
	.Columns.Add("Items")
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		h = .AddItem("Root 2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.ExpandItem(0) = True
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
425:
Is it possible to specify the cell's value but still want to display some formatted text instead the value

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.MarkSearchColumn = False
	.Columns.Add("Value")
	.Columns.Add("FormatCell")
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem(1)
		.CellCaption(h,1) = 12
		.FormatCell(h,1) = "currency(value)"
		h = .AddItem(#1/1/2001#)
		.CellCaption(h,1) = #1/1/2001#
		.CellCaptionFormat(h,1) = EXCOMBOBOXLib.CaptionFormatEnum.exHTML
		.FormatCell(h,1) = "longdate(value) replace '2001' with '<b>2001</b>'"
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
424:
How can I change the foreground color for a particular column

With AxComboBox1
	With .Columns
		.Add("Column 1")
		.Add("Column 2").Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exHeaderForeColor) = 8439039
		.Add("Column 3")
	End With
End With
423:
How can I change the background color for a particular column

With AxComboBox1
	With .Columns
		.Add("Column 1")
		.Add("Column 2").Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exHeaderBackColor) = 8439039
		.Add("Column 3")
	End With
End With
422:
How can I display the column using currency format and enlarge the font for certain values

With AxComboBox1
	With .Columns.Add("Currency")
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
		.FormatColumn = "len(value) ? ((0:=dbl(value)) < 10 ? '<fgcolor=808080><font ;7>' : '<b>') + currency(=:0)"
	End With
	With .Items
		.AddItem("1.23")
		.AddItem("2.34")
		.AddItem("9.94")
		.AddItem("11.94")
		.AddItem("1000")
	End With
End With
421:
How can I highlight only parts of the cells

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	With .Columns.Add("")
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
		.FormatColumn = "value replace 'hil' with '<fgcolor=FF0000><b>hil</b></fgcolor>'"
	End With
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 3")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
	End With
End With
420:
How can I get the number of occurrences of a specified string in the cell

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.Columns.Add("")
	With .Columns.Add("occurrences")
		.ComputedField = "lower(%0) count 'o'"
		.FormatColumn = "'contains ' + value + ' of \'o\' chars'"
	End With
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1 oooof the root")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 3")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
	End With
End With
419:
How can I display dates in my format

With AxComboBox1
	With .Columns.Add("Date")
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
		.FormatColumn = "'<b>' + year(0:=date(value)) + '</b><fgcolor=808080><font ;6> (' + month(=:0) + ' - ' + day(=:0) +')'"
	End With
	With .Items
		.AddItem(#1/21/2001#)
		.AddItem(#2/22/2002#)
		.AddItem(#3/13/2003#)
		.AddItem(#4/24/2004#)
	End With
End With
418:
How can I display dates in short format

With AxComboBox1
	.Columns.Add("Date").FormatColumn = "shortdate(value)"
	With .Items
		.AddItem(#1/1/2001#)
		.AddItem(#2/2/2002#)
		.AddItem(#3/3/2003#)
		.AddItem(#4/4/2004#)
	End With
End With
417:
How can I display dates in long format

With AxComboBox1
	.Columns.Add("Date").FormatColumn = "longdate(value)"
	With .Items
		.AddItem(#1/1/2001#)
		.AddItem(#2/2/2002#)
		.AddItem(#3/3/2003#)
		.AddItem(#4/4/2004#)
	End With
End With
416:
How can I display only the right part of the cell

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.Columns.Add("")
	With .Columns.Add("Right")
		.ComputedField = "%0 right 2"
		.FormatColumn = "'""' + value + '""'"
	End With
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.InsertItem(h,,"SChild 3")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
	End With
End With
415:
How can I display true or false instead 0 and -1

With AxComboBox1
	.Columns.Add("Boolean").FormatColumn = "value != 0 ? 'true' : 'false'"
	With .Items
		.AddItem(True)
		.AddItem(False)
		.AddItem(True)
		.AddItem(0)
		.AddItem(1)
	End With
End With
414:
How can I display icons or images instead numbers

With AxComboBox1
	.Images("gBJJgBAIDAAGAAEAAQhYAf8Pf4hh0QihCJo2AEZjQAjEZFEaIEaEEaAIAkcbk0olUrlktl0vmExmUzmk1m03nE5nU7nk9n0/oFBoVDolFo1HpFJpVLplNp1PqFRqVTq" & _
"lVq1XrFZrVbrldr1fsFhsVjslls1ntFptVrtltt1vuFxuVzul1u13vF5vV7vl9v1/wGBwWDwmFw2HxGJxWLxmNx0xiFdyOTh8Tf9ZymXx+QytcyNgz8r0OblWjyWds+m" & _
"0ka1Vf1ta1+r1mos2xrG2xeZ0+a0W0qOx3GO4NV3WeyvD2XJ5XL5nN51aiw+lfSj0gkUkAEllHanHI5j/cHg8EZf7w8vl8j4f/qfEZeB09/vjLAB30+kZQAP/P5/H6/y" & _
"NAOAEAwCjMBwFAEDwJBMDwLBYAP2/8Hv8/gAGAD8LQs9w/nhDY/oygIA=")
	With .Columns.Add("Icons")
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellCaptionFormat) = 1
		.FormatColumn = "'The cell displays the icon <img>'+value+'</img> instead ' + value"
	End With
	With .Items
		.AddItem(1)
		.AddItem(2)
		.AddItem(3)
	End With
End With
413:
How can I display the column using currency

With AxComboBox1
	.Columns.Add("Currency").FormatColumn = "currency(dbl(value))"
	With .Items
		.AddItem("1.23")
		.AddItem("2.34")
		.AddItem("0")
		.AddItem(5)
		.AddItem("10000.99")
	End With
End With
412:
How can I filter programatically using more columns

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.MarkSearchColumn = False
	With .Columns
		.Add("Car")
		.Add("Equipment")
	End With
	With .Items
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Mazda"),1) = "Air Bag"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Toyota"),1) = "Air Bag,Air condition"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Ford"),1) = "Air condition"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Nissan"),1) = "Air Bag,ABS,ESP"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Mazda"),1) = "Air Bag, ABS,ESP"
		.CellCaption(.AddItem("Mazda"),1) = "ABS,ESP"
	End With
	With .Columns.Item("Car")
		.FilterType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterTypeEnum.exFilter
		.Filter = "Mazda"
	End With
	With .Columns.Item("Equipment")
		.FilterType = EXCOMBOBOXLib.FilterTypeEnum.exPattern
		.Filter = "*ABS*|*ESP*"
	End With
	.ApplyFilter()
	.EndUpdate()
End With
411:
I need a combobox that supports selecting multiple items, preferably with checkboxes. I can't find an example of how to do this. Does your control support it

' CellStateChanged event - Fired after cell's state has been changed.
Private Sub AxComboBox1_CellStateChanged(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As AxEXCOMBOBOXLib._IComboBoxEvents_CellStateChangedEvent) Handles AxComboBox1.CellStateChanged
	With AxComboBox1
		.LabelText = e.cell
		Debug.Print( .Items.CellCaption(0,e.cell) )
		Debug.Print( .Items.CellState(0,e.cell) )
	End With
End Sub

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Style = EXCOMBOBOXLib.StyleEnum.DropDownList
	.IntegralHeight = True
	.HeaderVisible = False
	.SingleEdit = True
	.SearchColumnIndex = -1
	.AdjustSearchColumn = False
	.Columns.Add("Language").Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellHasCheckBox) = True
	With .Items
		.AddItem("English")
		.AddItem("Hebrew")
		.AddItem("Spanish")
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
410:
How can I display a different caption in the label area, when I click the cell's check box

' CellStateChanged event - Fired after cell's state has been changed.
Private Sub AxComboBox1_CellStateChanged(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As AxEXCOMBOBOXLib._IComboBoxEvents_CellStateChangedEvent) Handles AxComboBox1.CellStateChanged
	With AxComboBox1
		.LabelText = e.cell
		Debug.Print( .Items.CellCaption(0,e.cell) )
		Debug.Print( .Items.CellState(0,e.cell) )
	End With
End Sub

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Style = EXCOMBOBOXLib.StyleEnum.DropDownList
	.IntegralHeight = True
	.HeaderVisible = False
	.SingleEdit = True
	.SearchColumnIndex = -1
	.AdjustSearchColumn = False
	.Columns.Add("Language").Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellHasCheckBox) = True
	With .Items
		.AddItem("English")
		.AddItem("Hebrew")
		.AddItem("Spanish")
	End With
	.LabelText = " <b>custom</b> text "
	.EndUpdate()
End With
409:
How can I display a different caption in the label area

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.Style = EXCOMBOBOXLib.StyleEnum.DropDownList
	.IntegralHeight = True
	.HeaderVisible = False
	.SingleEdit = True
	.SearchColumnIndex = -1
	.AdjustSearchColumn = False
	.Columns.Add("Language").Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellHasCheckBox) = True
	With .Items
		.AddItem("English")
		.AddItem("Hebrew")
		.AddItem("Spanish")
	End With
	.LabelText = " <b>custom</b> text "
	.EndUpdate()
End With
408:
How can I change the background appearance (ebn) for the filter field in the bottom part of the drop down portion

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.VisualAppearance.Add(1,"c:\exontrol\images\normal.ebn")
	.FilterForVisible = True
	.GetOcx().FilterForBackColor = &H1000000
	.IntegralHeight = True
	.Columns.Add("Default")
	With .Items
		.AddItem("Item 1")
		.AddItem("Item 2")
		.AddItem("Item 3")
		.AddItem("Item 4")
		.AddItem("Item 5")
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
407:
How can I change the background color for the filter field in the bottom part of the drop down portion

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.FilterForVisible = True
	.FilterForBackColor = RGB(240,240,240)
	.IntegralHeight = True
	.Columns.Add("Default")
	With .Items
		.AddItem("Item 1")
		.AddItem("Item 2")
		.AddItem("Item 3")
		.AddItem("Item 4")
		.AddItem("Item 5")
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
406:
How can I display a filter field in the bottom part of the drop down portion

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.FilterForVisible = True
	.IntegralHeight = True
	.Columns.Add("Default")
	With .Items
		.AddItem("Item 1")
		.AddItem("Item 2")
		.AddItem("Item 3")
		.AddItem("Item 4")
		.AddItem("Item 5")
	End With
	.EndUpdate()
End With
405:
Does your control support RightToLeft property for RTL languages or right to left

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	.LinesAtRoot = EXCOMBOBOXLib.LinesAtRootEnum.exLinesAtRoot
	With .Columns.Add("P1")
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellHasCheckBox) = True
		.PartialCheck = True
	End With
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Root")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 1")
		.InsertItem(h,,"Child 2")
		.ExpandItem(h) = True
	End With
	.RightToLeft = True
	.EndUpdate()
End With
404:
Is there any way to display the vertical scroll bar on the left side, as I want to align my data to the right

With AxComboBox1
	.BeginUpdate()
	With .Columns
		.Add("C1")
		.Add("C2")
		.Add("C3")
		.Add("C4")
		.Add("C5")
		.Add("C6")
		.Add("C7")
		.Add("C8")
	End With
	.RightToLeft = True
	.EndUpdate()
End With
403:
Can I display the cell's check box after the text

With AxComboBox1
	With .Columns.Add("Column")
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellHasCheckBox) = True
		.Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellDrawPartsOrder) = "caption,check"
	End With
	With .Items
		.CellHasCheckBox(.AddItem("Caption 1"),0) = True
		.CellHasCheckBox(.AddItem("Caption 2"),0) = True
	End With
End With
402:
Can I change the order of the parts in the cell, as checkbox after the text, and so on

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.Images("gBJJgBAIDAAGAAEAAQhYAf8Pf4hh0QihCJo2AEZjQAjEZFEaIEaEEaAIAkcbk0olUrlktl0vmExmUzmk1m03nE5nU7nk9n0/oFBoVDolFo1HpFJpVLplNp1PqFRqVTq" & _
"lVq1XrFZrVbrldr1fsFhsVjslls1ntFptVrtltt1vuFxuVzul1u13vF5vV7vl9v1/wGBwWDwmFw2HxGJxWLxmNx0xiFdyOTh8Tf9ZymXx+QytcyNgz8r0OblWjyWds+m" & _
"0ka1Vf1ta1+r1mos2xrG2xeZ0+a0W0qOx3GO4NV3WeyvD2XJ5XL5nN51aiw+lfSj0gkUkAEllHanHI5j/cHg8EZf7w8vl8j4f/qfEZeB09/vjLAB30+kZQAP/P5/H6/y" & _
"NAOAEAwCjMBwFAEDwJBMDwLBYAP2/8Hv8/gAGAD8LQs9w/nhDY/oygIA=")
	.Columns.Add("Column").Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellDrawPartsOrder) = "caption,check,icon,icons,picture"
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Text")
		.CellImage(h,0) = 1
		.CellHasCheckBox(h,0) = True
	End With
End With
401:
Can I have an image displayed after the text. Can I get that effect without using HTML content

Dim h
With AxComboBox1
	.Images("gBJJgBAIDAAGAAEAAQhYAf8Pf4hh0QihCJo2AEZjQAjEZFEaIEaEEaAIAkcbk0olUrlktl0vmExmUzmk1m03nE5nU7nk9n0/oFBoVDolFo1HpFJpVLplNp1PqFRqVTq" & _
"lVq1XrFZrVbrldr1fsFhsVjslls1ntFptVrtltt1vuFxuVzul1u13vF5vV7vl9v1/wGBwWDwmFw2HxGJxWLxmNx0xiFdyOTh8Tf9ZymXx+QytcyNgz8r0OblWjyWds+m" & _
"0ka1Vf1ta1+r1mos2xrG2xeZ0+a0W0qOx3GO4NV3WeyvD2XJ5XL5nN51aiw+lfSj0gkUkAEllHanHI5j/cHg8EZf7w8vl8j4f/qfEZeB09/vjLAB30+kZQAP/P5/H6/y" & _
"NAOAEAwCjMBwFAEDwJBMDwLBYAP2/8Hv8/gAGAD8LQs9w/nhDY/oygIA=")
	.Columns.Add("Column").Def(EXCOMBOBOXLib.DefColumnEnum.exCellDrawPartsOrder) = "caption,icon,check,icons,picture"
	With .Items
		h = .AddItem("Text")
		.CellImage(h,0) = 1
	End With
End With