ListBox Dialog Item Definition

Syntax:

ListBox X, Y, DX, DY, StrArray$( ), .Field[, Options]

Group: User Dialog

Description:
Define a listbox item.

Parameter Description

X This number value is the distance from the left edge of the dialog box. It is measured in 1/8 ths of the average character width for the dialog's font.

Y This number value is the distance from the top edge of the dialog box. It is measured in 1/12 ths of the character height for the dialog's font.

DX This number value is the width. It is measured in 1/8 ths of the average character width for the dialog's font.

DY This number value is the height. It is measured in 1/12 ths of the character height for the dialog's font.

StrArray$( ) This one-dimensional array of strings establishes the list of choices. All the non-null elements of the array are used.

Field The value of the list box is accessed via this field. It is the index of the StrArray$( ) var.

Options This numeric value controls the type of list box. Choose one value from following table. (If this numeric value omitted then zero is used.)

Option

Description

0

List is not sorted.

1

List is not sorted and horizontally scrollable

2

List is sorted.

3

List is sorted and horizontally scrollable.

 See Also: Begin Dialog, Dim As UserDialog.

Example:

Sub Main
  Dim lists$(3)
  lists$(0) = "List 0"
  lists$(1) = "List 1"
  lists$(2) = "List 2"
  lists$(3) = "List 3"
  Begin Dialog UserDialog 200,120
  Text 10,10,180,15,"Please push the OK button"
  ListBox 10,25,180,60,lists$(),.list
  OKButton 80,90,40,20
  End Dialog

  Dim dlg As UserDialog
  dlg.list = 2
  Dialog dlg ' show dialog (wait for ok)
  Debug.Print dlg.list
End
Sub