building an object name from variables

dcfincham

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I would like to be able to create an object name (from the values in other variables) which I can then use to reference the object. e.g.:-

varOptButNum = "24"
varOptBut = "OptionButton" & varOptButNum

I end up with varOptBut = OptionButton24

I then want to be able to set the value of OptionButton24 to True but I can not figure out how to do that.

I tried using
varOptBut.Value = True but that did not work. Anybody got any clues?
 

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Hi

You can't do that directly, but you can use a string (which varOptBut is) to return the member of a collection:

Code:
'eg on a userform:
Dim varOptButNum As String, varOptBut As String
varOptButNum = "24"
varOptBut  = "OptionButton" & varOptButNum 

Me.Controls(varOptBut).Value = True
 
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