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How copy stringlist texts and objects into a listbox?

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Hi
I'm learning Delphi.
This must be easy.
I have a stringlist filled with rows of text. Each row has an object associated with it.
How do I copy each row's text and object into a listbox?

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Question by:tiggermark
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by:ziolko
ID: 17764443
Listobox1.Items.Assign(stringlist.lines);

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by:mikelittlewood
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Dont need the lines

Listobox1.Items.Assign( Stringlist);
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MerijnB earned 200 total points
ID: 17764503
if you don't want to loose previous content of the listbox you can use AddStrings
Listbox1.Items.AddStrings(StringList);
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by:tiggermark
ID: 17765883
Thanks guys, especially mikelittlewood.

Sorry for delay replying. Had to leave the desk and do something else.

For some reason I thought I had to assign each line in a loop using .count and [index].

MerijnB: doesn't AddStrings simply add the strings and not the objects?

Mark
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by:MerijnB
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nope, from classes.pas:

procedure TStrings.AddStrings(Strings: TStrings);
var
  I: Integer;
begin
  BeginUpdate;
  try
    for I := 0 to Strings.Count - 1 do
      AddObject(Strings[I], Strings.Objects[I]);
  finally
    EndUpdate;
  end;
end;
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by:tiggermark
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Upped the points and split them (I hope) between mikelittlewood and MerijnB.

Thanks. Both comments highly useful.

Mark
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