incorporating the path of the file that will be displayed in the listbox

Hi, how can we incorporate the path of a file that will be added to the listbox
without having it to be displayed in the listbox.. example>
what i want is that in the list box it will display but it carries the path of this file silently..

and not this one


in the list its just hope you understand.. thanks

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1. Have a seperate string list which stores the full path
2. Use OwnerDraw so that you draw the item yourself - internally it would be stored with the path but when you display it, just draw ExtractFileName(path).

Example for 2:
procedure TForm1.ListBox1DrawItem(Control: TWinControl; Index: Integer; Rect:TRect;State: TOwnerDrawState);
      with (Control as TListBox).Canvas do  { draw on control canvas, not on the form }
            FillRect(Rect);       { clear the rectangle }
            TextOut(Rect.Left, Rect.Top, ExtractFileName((Control as TListBox).Items[Index]))

Geoff M.
You can do it the following way (very useful indeed):

   FullPath: string;
    constructor Create(AFullPath: string);

{ TMyStr }
constructor TPathStr.Create(AFullPath: string);
 Inherited Create;

procedure TForm1.AddItemToListBox(FileName: string);
 with ListBox1.Items do
    AddObject(ExtractFileName(FileName), TPathStr.Create(FileName));

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