Getting the index of the last item in a listbox

Hello Experts,

I have several listboxes in a Win forms app that get filled from different database tables. I have given the users the ability to add to these lists by entering text into a text box and clicking a command button which does a simple insert and then a select to repopulate the list. The new item will appear at the bottom of the list (the lists are not sorted). What I want to do is highlight the new item as the list is refreshed from the database. I was planning on using the selected index method to highlight it but i need to know the index.


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Try this

Listbox.SelectedIndex = Listbox.items.count - 1

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if it is adding at the end of te list items then you can do this:

ListBox1.SelectedIndex = ListBox1.Items.Count - 1
JackW9653Author Commented:
Thanks Guys, that was exactly what I was looking for. Because the answers came within a minute of each other, and were both correct, I thought it only fair to split the points. Jack
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