VB6 List View with columns

Posted on 2008-10-15
Last Modified: 2010-04-30

In VB6... How do I create a list like the one in this image and how do I populate it.

For example if I wanted the following information as a table within my visual basic program

Log Number |  Logged By  |  Date
001                John               14/10/2008
002                Steve             13/10/2008
003                Helen             12/10/2008

Thank you
Question by:stellaartois
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Expert Comment

ID: 22721627
I'm afraid to say, that the image is a grid control, not a list, so it's simpliest...
You can use a MSFlexGrid Control and add each cell to the grid easily

Msflex.AddItem "cell1" & vbTab & "cell2" & vbTab & ... "celln"

Ing. Fernando D. Giletta
San Fco. Cba. Arg.

Author Comment

ID: 22722460
Hi there,

I have found the MSFlexGrid within the component menu.

It shows titles on columns and rows, my friend says that you have to set it to "Reporter" mode but I dont know where this setting is.

I have looked in the propeties pane and the properties menu that is accessed by right mouse clicking the object.

Thanks for further assistance.


Accepted Solution

FER_G earned 125 total points
ID: 22724660
I put this code so you can take an idea of how MsFlexGrid work.
Add a MsFlexGrid control to a Form, and copy-paste the code snippet
You can see that the obtained result is the same of the picture that you have put

Ing. Fernando D. Giletta
San Fco. Cba. Arg.
Private Sub Form_Load()
    With MSFlexGrid1
        .Cols = 9
        .Rows = 3
        .GridLines = flexGridNone
        'columns titles
        .TextMatrix(0, 0) = "Status"
        .TextMatrix(0, 1) = "Selection"
        .TextMatrix(0, 2) = "Bet Value"
        .TextMatrix(0, 3) = "Index V..."
        .TextMatrix(0, 4) = "Difference"
        .TextMatrix(0, 5) = "Bet Date"
        .TextMatrix(0, 6) = "Bet Time"
        .TextMatrix(0, 7) = "Time Remai.."
        .TextMatrix(0, 8) = "Curren Status"
        .TextMatrix(1, 0) = "Pending"
        .TextMatrix(1, 1) = "Equal to or.."
        .TextMatrix(1, 2) = "5,436.0"
        .TextMatrix(1, 3) = ""
        .TextMatrix(1, 4) = ""
        .TextMatrix(1, 5) = "10/07/2008"
        .TextMatrix(1, 6) = "09:10"
        .TextMatrix(1, 7) = "-"
        .TextMatrix(1, 8) = "Finished (..."
    End With
End Sub

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