Help with selecting multiple rows from a listbox and assigning values to a variable using VB.NET

Hi,

How do you select multiple rows from a listbox and assigning values to a variable using VB.NET?  For example if I select
House, Garage, Car from the listbox, would like to select a string variable s = House,Garage,Car.

Thanks,

Victor
vcharlesAsked:
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Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
try:
Dim items As New List(Of String)
        For Each itm In ListBox1.SelectedItems
            items.Add(itm.ToString())
        Next
        Dim rst As String
        rst = String.Join(",", items.ToArray)
        MessageBox.Show(rst)

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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Hi Victor;

The following code snippet should do what you need.
'' This linq query will iterate through the selected items in the 
'' ListBox control and build a comma seperated string of the selected values
'' The variable acc is the string that is being built and item is the next item in the ListBox 
Dim s As String = (From r In ListBox1.SelectedItems
                   Select r).Aggregate(Function(acc As String, item As String) acc & ", " & item)

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vcharlesAuthor Commented:
Thank You. I will get back to you.
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vcharlesAuthor Commented:
Hi Fernando,

Your solution works, is there a way to select multiple rows from the listbox without pressing the ctrl key?

Thanks,

Victor
vcharlesAuthor Commented:
Thank You.
vcharlesAuthor Commented:
Please disregard question from last post.
Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Not a problem Victor, glad to help.
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