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A Good ListBox Seach function

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Submitted on: 1/27/2015 2:09:00 AM
By: noroom (from psc cd)  
Level: Beginner
User Rating: By 3 Users
Compatibility: VB 5.0, VB 6.0
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     This code searches a listbox for a given string, and returns the the ListIndex of the Item that matches the given string.
 
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'**************************************
' Name: A Good ListBox Seach function
' Description:This code searches a listbox for a given string, and returns the the ListIndex of the Item that matches the given string.
' By: noroom (from psc cd)
'
' Inputs:The string you want to find in the listbox
'
' Returns:if found: the ListIndex that matches the given string
If not found: returns -1
'**************************************

Private Function SearchList(ToSearch As String, lstList As ListBox) As Integer
Dim i As Integer
SearchList = -1
For i = 0 To lstList.ListCount - 1
 If LCase(lstList.List(i)) = LCase(ToSearch) Then
SearchList = i
Exit For
 End If
Next i
End Function


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