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How to turn off highlighting in a Checkbox style List Box in VB6

Posted on 2005-05-04
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I have a ListBox in VB6 that I've set to a checkbox style.  When I add an item to the list box, that item appears with an empty checkbox but the item is highlighted.  Also, when I select an item (click on the check box) the selected item is also highlighted.  Is there a way to turn highlighting off altogether on the List Box?
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Question by:planetiowa
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by:Shiju Sasidharan
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hi
What about using a ListView Control instead list box
Goto Project Menu -> Controls
and sellect Microsoft Common Windows Controls 6.0
now place a listview control to ur form and try this code
'-------------------------------------------------
Private Sub Form_Load()
Dim ls As ListItem
Dim i
ListView1.View = lvwReport
ListView1.CheckBoxes = True
ListView1.ColumnHeaders.Add , , "Test Column"
For i = 1 To 10
    Set ls = ListView1.ListItems.Add(, , "Item " & i)
Next i
End Sub
'-------------------------------------------------------

;-)
Shiju
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