2 Begginnerdev 256 5 Years Ago Upon resizing an anchored combobox - I noticed the text was always selected. This sparked the initiative to fix this problem. (Microsoft decided not to) So by extending the combobox class we can fix this. The following class can be dropped into a form for designer manipulation or as a user control. This is an extremely simple fix. combobox focus highlighted selection text vb.net Votes + Comments JorgeM: nice. TnTinMN: So I'm not the only one to find that iirritating! That dang edit control box! textbox control!