ListBox.SelectedItems Property

Gets the currently selected items.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

'Declaration
<BindableAttribute(True)> _
Public ReadOnly Property SelectedItems As IList

Property Value

Type: System.Collections.IList
Returns a collection of the currently selected items.

Identifier field

SelectedItemsProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

The SelectionMode property is set to Single.

This property is meant to be used when SelectionMode does not equal Single. If the selection mode is Single the correct property to use is SelectedItem.

The following example shows how to use the SelectedItems property to determine whether a list box has any selected items.

		Private Sub SelectedItems(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As RoutedEventArgs)
			If lb.SelectedItem IsNot Nothing Then
				label1.Content = "Has " & (lb.SelectedItems.Count.ToString()) & " item(s) selected."
			End If
		End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.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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