Populate, save, remove items in a TextBox via AutoComplete custom source

DescriptionThis article shows a simple method to load names from a MS-Access database table into the AutoComplete source for a TextBox. One of the reasons for this, a operator doing data entries perhaps for placing customer orders. You could start off with a simple list or someo

 
 
 
 
 
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  • REST/XML Data Source and Autocomplete
    1 Posts | Last post April 14, 2018
    • Hello,
      
      It looks like your data sources for the autocomplete are all preloaded or use an Access Database.  How would one use a REST web service (returning either XML or JSON) to return autocomplete entries?
      
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  • Populating Text box from combo box selection
    1 Posts | Last post October 27, 2013
    • Hi 
      
      Im sorry your probably going to be tired of this question but its driving me spare. I would really appreciate a helping hand if you could spare me.
      
      I have been following your examples for some time now, and there is an error you helped me out with that I just cant seem to break through, I have been looking at your populate text boxes when a number is entered to a text box and the button is clicked, this works great, I then adapted it slightly and used a combo box, again works great, it loads the data using a a numeric value (Int32) what I would like to do is load the data using a word, please see my MSDN post : http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/5560299b-bf49-4fd4-8aa4-f280d31baaec/populate-textbox-from-combo-box-selecton-vb-visual-studio-2013?forum=winforms 
      
      for example if I enter Microsoft, Microsoft's address, phone number are displayed in text boxes, I would like to do this using your example but I seem to get errors when changing Int32 to string, or if I adapt the code it loads without errors but no data is populated. 
      
      please help!
      thanks 
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  • How do you retrieve numeric values
    1 Posts | Last post September 25, 2013
    • Using the techniques shown in Populate-save-remove-items I get an Specified cast is not valid error by adding a numeric field to the SQL select code.