Highlight 1st item in listbox - preselect

I am looking for the correct syntax to have afterupdate of listbox have the first item in list highlight.

Thanks.

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Karen SchaeferBI ANALYSTAsked:
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IrogSintaCommented:
This doesn't make sense.  The After Update event of a listbox fires when you select an item on the list.  Yet you want it to highlight the first item instead of the one you selected?  Can you explain this a bit more?

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John TsioumprisSoftware & Systems EngineerCommented:
I am under the impression that you want to have the 1st item highlighted when you are ready to perform the after update event...if this is correct then you can use this code
Private Sub SelectAllButton_Click()
    For r = 0 To ListBox1.ListCount - 1
        ListBox1.Selected(r) = True
    Next r
End Sub

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and get selected whatever items you want....e.g.
if r=0 then ListBox1.Selected(r) = True

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