combo box


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combo box

A combination text box and list box. It normally displays as a single line item, but can be opened into a list by clicking its arrow.
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In the column chart in the lower-right corner of the dashboard (Exhibit 1), notice the combo box that allows you to conveniently view data for a selected item, such as a specific representative.
A combo box and the INDEX function eliminate the need to input a different representative in B20 to drill down into the PivotTable to display the desired data in the chart.
Right-click the combo box and select Format Control from the menu list.
When you select an item, the combo box enters that selection's numeric order in the input range (D24:D28) in the cell link (B19).
Right click on the combo box, and then cut and paste the combo box to any blank cell on the Dashboard worksheet (do not paste the combo box into the chart).
Automatically display matching list item as user type characters in the combo box edit field
See Figure 1 for an example of using a combo box with input from a table named State that contains a list of state names.
The advanced Combo Box widget allows users to select functions from a list of alternatives.
Options include fax modems, a pointing device, a portable printer, an alkaline battery holder and a Combo Box with a 3.
Control widgets, which provide equivalent functionality to PC user interfaces, include: container, notebook, combo box or drop down list, spin button, field stepper, and thermometer slider.
Sterling has added support for two new controls, a multi-line edit box control and an enhanced drop-down combo box control.