DblClick event

Occurs when the user points to an object and then clicks a mouse button twice.


For MultiPage, TabStrip
Private Subobject _DblClick(indexAs Long,
ByValCancelAs MSForms.ReturnBoolean)

For other controls
Private Subobject _DblClick( ByValCancelAs MSForms.ReturnBoolean)

The DblClick event syntax has these parts:

Part Description
object Required. A valid object.
index Required. The position of a Page or Tab object within a Pages or Tabs collection.
Cancel Required. Event status. False indicates that the control should handle the event (default). True indicates the application handles the event.


For this event to occur, the two clicks must occur within the time span specified by the system's double-click speed setting.

For controls that support Click, the following sequence of events leads to the DblClick event:

  1. MouseDown
  2. MouseUp
  3. Click
  4. DblClick

If a control, such as TextBox, does not support Click, Click is omitted from the order of events leading to the DblClick event.

If the return value of Cancel is True when the user clicks twice, the control ignores the second click. This is useful if the second click reverses the effect of the first, such as double-clicking a toggle button. The Cancel argument allows your form to ignore the second click, so that either clicking or double-clicking the button has the same effect.

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