MultiExtended ListBox SelectedValue

What is the proper way to extract the SelectedValue property from a data bound ListBox that has multiple selections?
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Erick37Asked:
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Fernando SotoConnect With a Mentor RetiredCommented:
Hi Erick;

Try this out

Dim SelectItems As DataRowView

For Each SelectItems In ListBox1.SelectedItems
    Console.WriteLine("Display Member = {0}", SelectItems.Row.ItemArray(0))
    Console.WriteLine("Value Member = {0}", SelectItems.Row.ItemArray(1))
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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Hi Erick;

This can be accomplished by doing the following.

For Each selected As String In ListBox1.SelectedItems
    ' Each time through the loop
    ' will give the next selected item
    ' from the list box
    Console.WriteLine(selected)
Next


I hope this was of some help

-Fernando
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Erick37Author Commented:
Hi Fernando,  

I get the following error using your suggestion:

An unhandled exception of type 'System.InvalidCastException' occurred in microsoft.visualbasic.dll
Additional information: Cast from type 'DataRowView' to type 'String' is not valid.
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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Hi Erick;

What is stored in the Listbox and how was it declared?

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Erick37Author Commented:
It is a bound listbox using the NorthWind database for testing.  Settings are as follows:

DataSource: DataSet11.Sales_by_Year
DisplayMember: OrderID
ValueMember: ShippedDate

Using ListBox2.SelectedValue will return the correct value for the ValueMember for only the currently selected item.  I need to retrieve the value for all selections because the ListBox is set as MultiExtended, so multiple items can be selected.

Thanks.
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Erick37Author Commented:
That is exactly what I was looking for, thanks!

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