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At runtime, how do I programmatically select an item in a ListBox control.

The result would be as if I had clicked on it with the mouse.....meaning the underlying event would fire.
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Question by:Tom Knowlton
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You would use the .Selected property of the listbox.  For example, to select the first item, use this line of code:

Me.MyListboxName.Selected(0) = True

Selecting an item programmatically will not fire the OnClick event for the listbox.  Only a mouse click will do that.  You CAN call the event manually, however.  For example, to select the fourth item in the listbox, then fire the event:

Me.MyListboxName.Selected(3) = True
MyListboxName_Click
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