Conditional Formatting in a List box

Leesha
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Conditional Formatting in a List box

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Hi,
I have a form with a listbox called lstMedicalDX. It is set to 4 columns. Only the second and third columns are visible. Column 3 is called PathwaySymptomIssue and is a true/false box. I would like to know if it's possible to set conditional formatting in the list so that if PathwaySympromIssue = True the background of the row is set to yellow, otherwise it is the normal color of a listbox.
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Leesha

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HansV
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Re: Conditional Formatting in a List box

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Conditional formatting is only available for text boxes and combo boxes, not for list boxes.
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Re: Conditional Formatting in a List box

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Thanks Hans! I appreciate the information.

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Re: Conditional Formatting in a List box

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One possible solution is to use a subform set up in continuous forms mode to look like a listbox

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Re: Conditional Formatting in a List box

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Hi SpeakEasy,
I don't know how that would work. Every time I've tried to do a continuous form within another form I get an error that says it can't be done. Has that changed or more likely, what have I been doing wrong?
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Re: Conditional Formatting in a List box

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A continuous form can be a subform of a single (standard) form. It cannot be a subform of another continuous form.
It has always been this way.
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Re: Conditional Formatting in a List box

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That is good to know! I most likely was always doing it the other way around! Thanks!

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It might look something like this:
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Re: Conditional Formatting in a List box

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Thanks so much! This will be perfect!