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ListBox.ObjectCollection.RemoveAt Method

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Removes the item at the specified index within the collection.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public void RemoveAt(
	int index
)

Parameters

index
Type: System.Int32

The zero-based index of the item to remove.

Implements

IList.RemoveAt(Int32)

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The index parameter is less than zero or greater than or equal to the value of the Count property of the ListBox.ObjectCollection class.

When you remove an item from the list, the indexes change for subsequent items in the list. All information about the removed item is deleted. You can use this method to remove a specific item from the list by specifying the index of the item to remove from the list. To specify the item to remove instead of the index to the item, use the Remove method. To remove all items from the list, use the Clear method.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the SelectedIndex property with the TopIndex property to move the currently selected item to the top of the list of items in the display area of the ListBox. The example further demonstrates how to remove items using the RemoveAt method of the System.Windows.Forms.ListBox.ObjectCollection class, and how to clear all item selection using the ClearSelected method. The code first moves the currently selected item in the ListBox to the top of the list. The code then removes all items before the currently selected item and clears all selections in the ListBox. This example requires that a ListBox containing items is added to a form and that an item is currently selected in the ListBox.

private void RemoveTopItems()
{
   // Determine if the currently selected item in the ListBox  
   // is the item displayed at the top in the ListBox. 
   if (listBox1.TopIndex != listBox1.SelectedIndex)
      // Make the currently selected item the top item in the ListBox.
      listBox1.TopIndex = listBox1.SelectedIndex;

   // Remove all items before the top item in the ListBox. 
   for (int x = (listBox1.SelectedIndex -1); x >= 0; x--)
   {
      listBox1.Items.RemoveAt(x);
   }

   // Clear all selections in the ListBox.
   listBox1.ClearSelected();
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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