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Print from a MultiSelsct ListBox

Posted on 2006-06-26
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Last Modified: 2008-03-03
I have a MultiSelect ListBox, I want to ba able to print all Items in that list box.

Example - Items in the listbox:

Burgers $1.20
Chicken Burger $1.50
Coka-Cola $ 0.95

I now want to print all these items on a receipt.........so far I can only print the first item

Please help
Ian wells

Question by:irwells
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Expert Comment

ID: 16983315

What language are you dealing with ?  VB ?  C++ ?
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Expert Comment

ID: 16990068
Try this:

Dim ii As Long
For ii = 0 To List1.ListCount - 1
  Printer.Print List1.List(ii)
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jkaios earned 1000 total points
ID: 16990082
The ListBox is a collection, so you have to loop thru all the items in order to print them
using the "For...Next" loop structure as in the above example.

Just replace List1 with the name of your listbox control.
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Author Comment

ID: 16993578
I’m using VB, I’ve just tried your code and it works fantastic, thank you very much :-))

Ps Is there any way off printing the list without highlighting an item or having the items highlighted by default so all the operator need to do is press the print button??

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Expert Comment

ID: 16997828
The above example will print everything in the listbox without the need to highlight/select the items.

If you would like to print just the selected items then you would do something like this:

For ii = 0 To List1.ListCount - 1
  If List1.Selected(ii) = True Then
     Printer.Print List1(ii)
  End If

This example best works on a ListBox with the "MultiSelect" property set to "Extended"

Author Comment

ID: 16999939
Yeah, sorry, it work fine........thanks you for helping me.
Ian wells

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