Find & Delete String in Listbox

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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MikeP090797Commented:
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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d4jaj1Author Commented:
I know that - what I don't know is how to find a string literal in the listbox?
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philipleighsCommented:
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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