O'Reilly logo

F. Scott Barker's Microsoft® Access 2000 Power Programming by F. Scott Barker

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

PROGRAMMING FOR POWER WITH MULTISELECT LISTBOX CONTROLS

In addition to giving the same capability to do lookups that combo boxes give, the Access ListBox control allows you to do the following:

  • Display lists so that the user can see more than one—if not all—of the choices onscreen
  • Have users select more than one choice from the list and keep track of them so that you can use the choices in a task

Note

All the examples given in the earlier sections for combo boxes also can be used with list boxes.

Using list boxes in the standard way takes no real programming; using them for multiselection, however, requires some code to read them.

List Box Properties Dealing with Multiple Selection

When working with list boxes in multiselect mode, you can ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required