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Posted on 1998-01-26
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How do I find and delete a string in a listbox?  The delete method needs an integer, so how do I match the Integer to the String?
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by:MikeP090797
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First you list throught the list to find the string and get it's index, and then you delete it using he index you've got
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by:d4jaj1
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I know that - what I don't know is how to find a string literal in the listbox?
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philipleighs earned 10 total points
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If your list box is called ListBox1 and you want to delete an item called "delete me" from the list, you can do this:

  var Index: Integer;
begin
Index := ListBox1.Items.IndexOf('delete me');
if Index > -1 then
    ListBox1.Items.Delete(Index);
end;

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