Thread: searching listbox for a string

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    searching listbox for a string

    i have a string and if it's already in teh listbox, i dont want to put it in there again. isnt there a message you can send the listbox for it to search if a certain string is already in there? if so, what are the WPARAM and LPARAM of it? thanks!

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    One solution is FindItem() and LVFINDINFO structure.

    Kuphryn

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    Lookup the LB_FINDSTRING message...use it with SendMessage. Pass -1 for wParam and cast the string to find for lParam.

    If the return is LB_ERR, then the string isnt in there and you can add it

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