How to highlight node of a tree view control

In my application, I have a TreeView control that refreshes itself when data changes. After it refreshes, I would like to highlight a specific node via code. I have tried the following, but without success:

            treNovelStructure.SelectedNode = treNovelStructure.Nodes("8")

("8" is the node's name.) Not sure how to programatically highlight a node--also whether I need to select or set focus on the TreeView control.
evanmarshallAsked:
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PaulHewsCommented:
Setting HideSelection = False will allow the selection to always be visible.
Dim node() As TreeNode = treNovelStructure.Nodes.Find("8", True)
If Not node.Length = 0 Then
    treNovelStructure.SelectedNode = node(0)
End If

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evanmarshallAuthor Commented:
Thanks very much!
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