Access Controls By Their Names As Text Strings

In the example below, we access Command Button with the name "Command1" by the string "Command1".


Add 1 Command Button (named Command1) to your form.
Set the Command Button caption property to "This is Command1 Caption".

Form Code

Private Sub Command1_Click()
'replace "Command1" with the String that contains the control name.
'note that if there is no control with this name, you will get an error message.

    MsgBox Controls("Command1").Caption
End Sub

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