12. Working with List and Combo Boxes

Populating a List Control

Controls are interface objects that facilitate communication between the users and the application by either displaying data or accepting input. The list box and combo box controls display a list of items from which the users can select one or many items.

You probably use a wizard to populate a list control (combo box or list box), but doing so limits the list’s contents. Sometimes you need more flexibility—allowing the list to determine its contents on the fly (as needed).

Both list controls have two common properties that you can manipulate programmatically ...

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