Hello Fellow Developers and Computer Science Junkies, I had a situation where I am not sure how to go about implementing. I have several txt boxes that will be updated into a database. All are strings and in the database will be char values. I don't want a user to be able to leave anything blank. I wanted to do something on the leave event to check to see if the the Text property of each individual text box is not equal to blank string => "". I am open to any other suggestions as to how to handle this type of error checking. I want a message box to tell the user hey, you must not leave this blank. IN the leave event, what property must i set in order to leave the blinker the current text box until the user enters some values? Hope somebody wise can help me with this dilema.