Loading images into imagelist in numerical order

Posted on 2006-06-12
Last Modified: 2010-04-30

I have a directory full of images:


What would be the easiest way to get them loaded into an imagelist in numerical order?

reading them in normally I get them in the following order:


Should I just read in the file names into a list, sort them numerically then load them into the imagelist.

I also just cant use the lowest and highest as there could be breaks in the numbers, i.e. they wont be from just 1 - 100, they could be: 1 5 7 11 12 13 15 17 etc.

Working code would be nice,.

Question by:simononz
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what you could do, is to point a filelist to the directory where they are stored.

then create a loop from the minimum value (i assume this is 1) to the max value

now look at every number if that one is available in the list
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ID: 16892564

and this is a working example:

you need one filelistbox (file1)
and two listboxes(list1 and list2)

Option Explicit

Private Sub Form_Load()
Dim n As Long
   File1.Path = App.Path          'change this to the bmp path!
   For n = 0 To File1.ListCount
      List1.AddItem LCase(File1.List(n))
   For n = 1 To 100               'change 100 to the max possible value!
      List1.Text = CStr(n) & ".bmp"
      If List1.Text <> "" Then   'this is not possible fith a filelist so i put it in a normal list
         List2.AddItem List1.Text
      End If
End Sub
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EDDYKT earned 250 total points
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Author Comment

ID: 16900129
Thanks for the pointers. Straight rip of the code from vbnet did the trick.

Now that you mention it I am sure I had seen it before.

Thanks for the input.


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