[Gambas-user] how to write text in indexed list of labels

Benoît Minisini g4mba5 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 6 19:44:18 CEST 2020

Le 06/09/2020 à 17:58, pinglix via User a écrit :
> Hi,
> I have 200 Label components on a form with name Label1, Label2 .... 
> Label200 and I need to change the Text property of one of them through 
> an integer index.
> What is the best way to do it ?
> I cannot find a Find() method by name that returns a reference to the 
> correct object.
> I can set them to the same Group but then what can I do with it ?
> Thanks,
> Paolo

Window (and so Form) objects can be used as a collection of its children 
controls indexed by name.

I.e. : MyForm["Label" & Index] will return the Label<Index> control.

But you should better create such many labels dynamically and store the 
references in your own array of Labels.


Benoît Minisini

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