ListBox Control

Properties and Events

The Listboxes main properties are explained below:

Property Changes...
Name Control Reference
Text Default Text displayed
List Items on the dropdown list
Style The listbox style (see above)
Sorted whether the listbox is automatically sorted (read-only at runtime)
Multiselect whether you can select more than one item at a time (must be set to False when Style = Checkbox)
Columns the number of columns the items are displayed in when they do not fit in the screen

The ListBox control has the following main events:

Event Occurs When...
Click() The ListBox is clicked
DblClick() The ListBox is double clicked
Change() The selected item changes
GotFocus() The ListBox is selected
ItemCheck() When an item is checked or unchecked

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