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Language: VB
Expertise: Intermediate
Feb 3, 2004



Application Security Testing: An Integral Part of DevOps

How to Reference a Control with a String Like a Name

This is useful if you want to write a generic class to manage some common task with controls in your application. The variable uncontrol saves the name of the control you need to use. So, uncontrol = "the control's name."

Then, use the controls collection of a form in order to reference the control:

If TypeOf Me.Controls(uncontrol) Is TextBox Then

do something

End If
Armando Antonio Dasilva
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