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There is no single method that you can use to remove all items from a ListBox or ComboBox control on a UserForm. The method that you use to remove an item depends on whether the ListBox or ComboBox control is bound to a worksheet. This article contains examples that remove items from a sample control that is bound to a worksheet and a sample control that is not bound to a worksheet.
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If ListBox or ComboBox Control is bound to a worksheetTo build a sample UserForm that contains a ListBox control that is bound to a worksheet and then remove items in the control, follow these steps:
If the ListBox or ComboBox is not bound to a worksheetTo build a sample UserForm that contains a ListBox control that is populated with an array of values when the UserForm loads and then remove items in the control, use the following steps:
For more information about using the ListBox control, click the Office Assistant in the Visual Basic Editor, type "listbox control" (without quotation marks), click Search, and then click to view the "ListBox Control" topic.
For more information about using the RowSource property, click the Office Assistant in the Visual Basic Editor, type "rowsource" (without quotation marks), click Search, and then click to view the "RowSource Property" topic.
For more information about using the RemoveItem method, click the Office Assistant in the Visual Basic Editor, type "removeitem" (without quotation marks), click Search, and then click to view the "RemoveItem Method (VBA Forms 97)" topic.
NOTE: If the Assistant is hidden, click the Office Assistant button on the Standard toolbar. If Microsoft Excel Help is not installed on your computer, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/120802/EN-US/ )Office: How to Add/Remove a Single Office Program or Component
Article ID: 165632 - Last Review: November 23, 2006 - Revision: 2.4
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