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How to check if a Listbox already contains a value?

Posted on 2008-10-07
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Hi Guys

Just need a quick hint with fixing a Check for Listbox contains value statement.

The code below does not return my Msgbox as it should.

Dim MyService As New ListView
        MyService.Text = NewServiceTextBox.Text
        If ListBox12.Items.Contains(MyService.Text) = True Then
            MsgBox("Service Exists")
        End If

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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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If not ListBox12.Items.FindByValue(MyService.Text) is Nothing) then

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I'm using Vs2008

FindbyValue is not a member of "System.Windows.Forms.ListBox.ObjectCollection

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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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Dim MyService As New ListView
        MyService.Text = NewServiceTextBox.Text
        If ListBox12.Items.IndexOf(MyService.Text) >= 0 Then
            MsgBox("Service Exists")
        End If

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