I have a strange problem as well and even though they seem different, I bet
they are related somehow!!
I have discovered an undesirable behavior with the Masked Edit control when
bound to a field in a table.
If the first record has no data in the field that the control is bound to,
No Problem, it's blank.
If you move to a record that has information in the field that the control
is bound to, No Problem, the field information shows up in the Masked Edit
If you move to another record that has information in the field that the
control is bound to, No Problem, the New field information shows up in the
Masked Edit control.
But if you move to a record where the underlying field has no information,
Problem... the Masked Edit control shows the information from the previous
This is not acceptable. If a user is looking up phone numbers and moves to
a record where the phone number hasn't been entered yet, the previous record
phone number will be displayed. This will undermine the reasons we use
computers in the first place!
So, is it a Bug, or one of MS special features that they want to force us to
More importantly, how can I fix it so that I can actually use the Masked
Thanks for any fixes you can recommend!!!
>I have recently upgraded from VB 5.0 to 6.0 (Enterprise ed.) and some
>of my masked edit boxes do not save entered data. It is as though they
>are not even bound to any RDC controls. Some of other masks and all
>of the text boxes update fine. Any ideas?
>Thanks in advance,