In Layout view, the text box will no longer display data — in fact, it will be blank.
Top of Page Regardless of how you create a text box, certain properties need to be set so that the text box works and appears the way that you want.
When the Multi Line property is set to True, you can also adjust the alignment of the text to either Left Justify, Center, or Right Justify. If the Multi Line property is False, setting the Alignment property has no effect.
Figure 7.44 The text box control In general, the text box control should be used for editable text, although you can make it read-only by setting its Locked property to True.
After Max Length is exceeded, the system emits a beep and the text box does not accept any further characters.
You can use the Key Press event to restrict or transform characters as they are typed. This argument is an integer that represents the numeric (ASCII) equivalent of the character typed in the text box.
The text box is the standard control used for viewing and editing data on forms and reports.
Many different types of data can be displayed in text boxes, and you can also use them to perform calculations.