VB.net Get row and column indexes of ListView on right click

How do I get the row and column index of a ListView on right click?
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAsked:
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Bob LearnedCommented:
Start with the ListView.HitTest method, which returns a ListViewHitTestInfo instance.  Then, get the ListViewHitTestInfo.Item, and SubItem.

Item.Index should be row and SubItem.Index should be column.
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
The HitTest was the easy part
Getting the rest is what I am after
Bob LearnedCommented:
Dim rowIndex As Integer = ListViewHitTestInfo.Item.Index
Dim columnIndex As Integer = ListViewHitTestInfo.SubItem.Index

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Just a small example of what Bob is telling you:

Form1.vb -
Public Class Form1

	Private Sub OnMouseClick(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As MouseEventArgs) Handles ListView1.MouseClick
		Dim lv As ListView = DirectCast(sender, ListView)
		If e.Button.Equals(MouseButtons.Right) Then
			Dim cm As New ContextMenu()
			For Each v As View In [Enum].GetValues(GetType(View))
				If lv.View.Equals(v) Then
					cm.MenuItems.Add(New MenuItem(v.ToString(), AddressOf OnClick) With {.Checked = True, .Tag = v})
					cm.MenuItems.Add(New MenuItem(v.ToString(), AddressOf OnClick) With {.Tag = v})
				End If

			Dim currentItem = lv.HitTest(e.X, e.Y).Item
			If currentItem IsNot Nothing Then
				cm.MenuItems.Add(New MenuItem("-"))
				cm.MenuItems.Add(New MenuItem(String.Format("Do something to {0} located at ({1}, {2})", currentItem, e.X, e.Y), AddressOf OnClick) With {.Tag = currentItem})
			End If
			cm.Show(lv, New Point(e.X, e.Y))
		End If
	End Sub

	Private Sub OnClick(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)
		If TypeOf sender Is MenuItem Then
			Dim mi As MenuItem = DirectCast(sender, MenuItem)
			If TypeOf sender.Parent Is ContextMenu Then
				Dim cm As ContextMenu = DirectCast(sender.Parent, ContextMenu)
				If mi.Tag IsNot Nothing Then
					If TypeOf mi.Tag Is View AndAlso TypeOf cm.SourceControl Is ListView Then
						Dim lv As ListView = DirectCast(cm.SourceControl, ListView)
						Dim v As View = DirectCast(mi.Tag, View)

						For Each item In cm.MenuItems
							item.Checked = False

						lv.View = v
						mi.Checked = True
						MessageBox.Show(String.Format("You selected {0}", mi.Text))
					End If
				End If
			End If
		End If
	End Sub

	Private Sub OnLoad(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
		ListView1.Items.Add(New ListViewItem("Cat"))
		ListView1.Items.Add(New ListViewItem("Dog"))
		ListView1.Items.Add(New ListViewItem("Hamster"))
		ListView1.Items.Add(New ListViewItem("Llama"))
	End Sub
End Class

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Form1.Designer.vb -
<Global.Microsoft.VisualBasic.CompilerServices.DesignerGenerated()> _
Partial Class Form1
    Inherits System.Windows.Forms.Form

    'Form overrides dispose to clean up the component list.
    <System.Diagnostics.DebuggerNonUserCode()> _
    Protected Overrides Sub Dispose(ByVal disposing As Boolean)
            If disposing AndAlso components IsNot Nothing Then
            End If
        End Try
    End Sub

    'Required by the Windows Form Designer
    Private components As System.ComponentModel.IContainer

    'NOTE: The following procedure is required by the Windows Form Designer
    'It can be modified using the Windows Form Designer.  
    'Do not modify it using the code editor.
    <System.Diagnostics.DebuggerStepThrough()> _
    Private Sub InitializeComponent()
		Me.ListView1 = New System.Windows.Forms.ListView()
		Me.ListView1.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(13, 13)
		Me.ListView1.Name = "ListView1"
		Me.ListView1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(259, 237)
		Me.ListView1.TabIndex = 0
		Me.ListView1.UseCompatibleStateImageBehavior = False
		Me.AutoScaleDimensions = New System.Drawing.SizeF(6.0!, 13.0!)
		Me.AutoScaleMode = System.Windows.Forms.AutoScaleMode.Font
		Me.ClientSize = New System.Drawing.Size(284, 262)
		Me.Name = "Form1"
		Me.Text = "Form1"

	End Sub
	Friend WithEvents ListView1 As System.Windows.Forms.ListView

End Class

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Produces the following output -Capture.JPG
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thank you both very much
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