Solved

Listbox drag and drop

Posted on 1998-11-17
4
387 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-03
Hi, i'm fairly new to VB.
How would one drag an item in a listbox and drop it on another item in the same listbox, so that they would swop places?

Thanx for your help.
0
Comment
Question by:salocorgan
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 13

Accepted Solution

by:
Mirkwood earned 40 total points
ID: 1445231
Here is a sample. Add a listbox to your form.
Copy this listbox and paste it again. Choose yes if he asks if your want to create a control array.

Option Explicit

Private Sub Form_Load()
    List1(0).OLEDragMode = 1
    List1(0).OLEDropMode = 1
    List1(1).OLEDragMode = 1
    List1(1).OLEDropMode = 1
    Dim i As Long
    For i = 1 To 10
        List1(i Mod 2).AddItem "item " & i
    Next
End Sub


Private Sub List1_OLEDragDrop(Index As Integer, Data As DataObject, Effect As Long, Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, X As Single, Y As Single)
    List1(Index).AddItem List1(1 - Index).List(Val(Data.GetData(vbCFText)))
    List1(1 - Index).RemoveItem Val(Data.GetData(vbCFText))
End Sub

Private Sub List1_OLEStartDrag(Index As Integer, Data As DataObject, AllowedEffects As Long)
    Data.SetData List1(Index).ListIndex, vbCFText
    AllowedEffects = 2
End Sub

0
 

Author Comment

by:salocorgan
ID: 1445232
Did i mention i'm using VB4?  OLEDrag_drop is unknown.....??
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:Mirkwood
ID: 1445233
Nope, you didn't mention that. So switch to VB5.
0
 

Author Comment

by:salocorgan
ID: 1445234
Thanx for your help, appreciate it.
Is there no way to do this is Vb4??
0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

If you have ever used Microsoft Word then you know that it has a good spell checker and it may have occurred to you that the ability to check spelling might be a nice piece of functionality to add to certain applications of yours. Well the code that…
Most everyone who has done any programming in VB6 knows that you can do something in code like Debug.Print MyVar and that when the program runs from the IDE, the value of MyVar will be displayed in the Immediate Window. Less well known is Debug.Asse…
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Excel using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Excel. Using automation, an Access application can laun…
Show developers how to use a criteria form to limit the data that appears on an Access report. It is a common requirement that users can specify the criteria for a report at runtime. The easiest way to accomplish this is using a criteria form that a…

705 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question