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add a horizontal scroll bar to a listbox or combo

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Submitted on: 1/1/2015 2:59:00 AM
By: VB Qaid (from psc cd)  
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User Rating: By 4 Users
Compatibility: VB 3.0, VB 4.0 (16-bit), VB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0
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     add a horizontal scroll bar to a listbox or combo box
 

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'Windows API/Global Declarations for :add a horizontal scroll bar to a listbox or combo
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#If Win16 Then
Declare Function SendMessage Lib "User" (ByVal hwnd As Integer, ByVal wMsg As Integer, ByVal wParam As Integer, lParam As Any) As Long
#Else
Declare Function SendMessage Lib "user32" Alias "SendMessageA" (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal wMsg As Long, ByVal wParam As Long, lParam As Any) As Long
#End If
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'**************************************
' Name: add a horizontal scroll bar to a listbox or combo
' Description:add a horizontal scroll bar to a listbox or combo box
' By: VB Qaid (from psc cd)
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Const WM_USER = 1024
Const LB_SETHORIZONTALEXTENT = (WM_USER + 21)
Dim nRet As Long
Dim nNewWidth As Integer
nNewWidth = list1.Width + 100 'new width in pixels
nRet = SendMessage(list1.hwnd, LB_SETHORIZONTALEXTENT, nNewWidth, ByVal 0&)


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