MultiSelect property (Microsoft Forms)

Indicates whether the object permits multiple selections.


object.MultiSelect [= fmMultiSelect ]

The MultiSelect property syntax has these parts:

Part Description
object Required. A valid object.
fmMultiSelect Optional. The selection mode that the control uses.


The settings for fmMultiSelect are:

Constant Value Description
fmMultiSelectSingle 0 Only one item can be selected (default).
fmMultiSelectMulti 1 Pressing the SPACEBAR or clicking selects or deselects an item in the list.
fmMultiSelectExtended 2 Pressing SHIFT and clicking the mouse, or pressing SHIFT and one of the arrow keys, extends the selection from the previously selected item to the current item.

Pressing CTRL and clicking the mouse selects or deselects an item.


When the MultiSelect property is set to Extended or Multi, you must use the list box's Selected property to determine the selected items. Also, the Value property of the control is always Null.

The ListIndex property returns the index of the row with the keyboard focus.

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