Add and Remove Items from a List Box

The following example adds and deletes the contents of a ListBox using the AddItem, RemoveItem, and SetFocus methods, and the ListIndex and ListCount properties.

Note The SetFocus method is inherited from the Microsoft Forms 2.0 ListBox control.

To use this example, copy this sample code to the Script Editor of a form. To run the code you need to open the form so the Open event will activate. Make sure that the form contains:

  • A ListBox named ListBox1.

  • Two CommandButton controls named CommandButton1 and CommandButton2.

Dim EntryCount 
Dim Listbox1 
Sub Item_Open() 
 Set ListBox1 = Item.GetInspector.ModifiedFormPages("P.2").ListBox1 
 Set CommandButton1 = Item.GetInspector.ModifiedFormPages("P.2").CommandButton1 
 Set CommandButton2 = Item.GetInspector.ModifiedFormPages("P.2").CommandButton2 
 EntryCount = 0 
 CommandButton1.Caption = "Add Item" 
 CommandButton2.Caption = "Remove Item" 
End Sub 
Sub CommandButton1_Click() 
 EntryCount = EntryCount + 1 
 ListBox1.AddItem (EntryCount & " - Selection") 
End Sub 
Sub CommandButton2_Click() 
 'Ensure ListBox contains list items 
 If ListBox1.ListCount >= 1 Then 
 'If no selection, choose last list item. 
 If ListBox1.ListIndex = -1 Then 
 ListBox1.ListIndex = ListBox1.ListCount - 1 
 End If 
 ListBox1.RemoveItem (ListBox1.ListIndex) 
 End If 
End Sub

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