Solved

How to process a selection in a listbox, and set a selection in code

Posted on 2008-06-13
1
281 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-23
I have listbox on a form in my VB 6.0 app.  I simply  need to be able to do two things:

 1) In my app, I keep track of what item is currently selected.  So, when the form is displayed, I need to highlight that item in the listbox.

2) Upon a list item selection, I need to immediately process the selection and update my dialog.

Thanks ahead of time.
0
Comment
Question by:clintonJ
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
AkisC earned 500 total points
ID: 21784282
create a sub or function that will do the work you want and

dim item as integer=me.listbox.FindString ("xxxxx")
if item>-1 then
   listbox.SetSelected(item, True)
   //call the sub to do your work
end if

0

Featured Post

Online Training Solution

Drastically shorten your training time with WalkMe's advanced online training solution that Guides your trainees to action. Forget about retraining and skyrocket knowledge retention rates.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

If you're writing a .NET application to connect to an Access .mdb database and use pre-existing queries that require parameters, you've come to the right place! Let's say the pre-existing query(qryCust) in Access takes a Date as a parameter and l…
Introduction When many people think of the WebBrowser (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/2te2y1x6%28v=VS.85%29.aspx) control, they immediately think of a control which allows the viewing and navigation of web pages. While this is true, it's a…
In this video we outline the Physical Segments view of NetCrunch network monitor. By following this brief how-to video, you will be able to learn how NetCrunch visualizes your network, how granular is the information collected, as well as where to f…
Add bar graphs to Access queries using Unicode block characters. Graphs appear on every record in the color you want. Give life to numbers. Hopes this gives you ideas on visualizing your data in new ways ~ Create a calculated field in a query: …
Suggested Courses

624 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question