Display form text box contents at top not bottom

tx12345

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Hi

i know this is probably going to be the world's dumbest question. i have a fairly hefty form text box. for some reason it always opens at the bottom. Or, if the scroll bar is not highlighted and then one clicks into the text box, the scroll bar appears and the cursor goes right to the bottom.

basically the question is this:

how do you set up a form text box that has a few thousand words to 1) always show a scroll and 2) how do get it so when one clicks into it the cursor shows at the top and not the bottom?

i've have tinkered with the EnterFieldBehavior but cant get it to work

as always, many thanks

tx
 

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Create a userform with TextBox1 to run this example...

<table width="100%" border="1" bgcolor="White" style="filter:progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Gradient(endColorstr='#C0CFE2', startColorstr='#FFFFFF', gradientType='0');"><tr><TD><font size="2" face=Courier New>  <font color="#0000A0">Private</font> <font color="#0000A0">Sub</font> UserForm_Click()
       <font color="#0000A0">Dim</font> a, b, c

       TextBox1.MultiLine = <font color="#0000A0">True</font>
       TextBox1.WordWrap = <font color="#0000A0">True</font>

       c = "W"
       <font color="#0000A0">For</font> a = 1 <font color="#0000A0">To</font> 1000
           b = b & c
       <font color="#0000A0">Next</font>

       TextBox1 = b
       TextBox1.SelStart = 0
       TextBox1.ScrollBars = fmScrollBarsVertical
  <font color="#0000A0">End</font> <font color="#0000A0">Sub</font>
</FONT></td></tr></table><button onclick='document.all("107200621524421").value=document.all("107200621524421").value.replace(/<br \/>\s\s/g,"");document.all("107200621524421").value=document.all("107200621524421").value.replace(/<br \/>/g,"");window.clipboardData.setData("Text",document.all("107200621524421").value);'>Copy to Clipboard</BUTTON><textarea style="position:absolute;visibility:hidden" name="107200621524421" wrap="virtual">
Private Sub UserForm_Click()
Dim a, b, c

TextBox1.MultiLine = True
TextBox1.WordWrap = True

c = "W"
For a = 1 To 1000
b = b & c
Next

TextBox1 = b
TextBox1.SelStart = 0
TextBox1.ScrollBars = fmScrollBarsVertical
End Sub</textarea>
 

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