Solved

List Box that allows icons without an imagelist

Posted on 2000-05-16
6
149 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-02
How can I get icons in a list box without using image lists? What control can I use. I want to display something similar to the standard Windows Browse Dialog.
0
Comment
Question by:bubbles
6 Comments
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:Vbmaster
ID: 2815549
Here's free code to get owner-drawn comboboxes..

http://www.vbaccelerator.com/codelib/odcbolst/article.htm
0
 

Expert Comment

by:VBDude
ID: 2815745
Um, AFAIK you can't. What is the reason why you don't want to use image lists?
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:dreamvb
ID: 2816249
I Don't Think you can Do this sort of Thing in Visual Basic Without tons of Lines of API Code qhich won't reay be worth it The only other hing you can jeck out is

Http://www.activex.com
 May be there will be a control there
0
Is Your AD Toolbox Looking More Like a Toybox?

Managing Active Directory can get complicated.  Often, the native tools for managing AD are just not up to the task.  The largest Active Directory installations in the world have relied on one tool to manage their day-to-day administration tasks: Hyena. Start your trial today.

 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:Ark
ID: 2816544
Hi
>How can I get icons in a list box without using image lists? <
How can you get icons in a list box with using image lists?
Plz, clarify your question - what do you want (start point - end point)
Cheers
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:Vbmaster
ID: 2816778
Perhaps he doesn't have any use of a Toolbar/Listview and feels like it's a waste of a 1Mb ocx to get only Imagelists. If so, you (bubbles) can find a replacement for the imagelist at vbaccelerator.com, using some simple API's.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
VBDude earned 20 total points
ID: 2817259
Now that I think of it, you can assign your icons by code if you want. Try placing the icons in a resource file then load them and assign them as you (bubbles) add items to your list view. You'll likely need a small (16x16 generally) and a large (32x32 generally) copy of each.

HTH,
0

Featured Post

Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Enums (shorthand for ‘enumerations’) are not often used by programmers but they can be quite valuable when they are.  What are they? An Enum is just a type of variable like a string or an Integer, but in this case one that you create that contains…
I was working on a PowerPoint add-in the other day and a client asked me "can you implement a feature which processes a chart when it's pasted into a slide from another deck?". It got me wondering how to hook into built-in ribbon events in Office.
As developers, we are not limited to the functions provided by the VBA language. In addition, we can call the functions that are part of the Windows operating system. These functions are part of the Windows API (Application Programming Interface). U…
Get people started with the utilization of class modules. Class modules can be a powerful tool in Microsoft Access. They allow you to create self-contained objects that encapsulate functionality. They can easily hide the complexity of a process from…

822 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