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Changes the state of an item in a list view control.

BOOL SetItemState(
   int nItem,
   LVITEM* pItem 
BOOL SetItemState(
   int nItem,
   UINT nState,
   UINT nMask 


Index of the item whose state is to be set.
Address of an LVITEM structure, as described in the Platform SDK. The structure's stateMask member specifies which state bits to change, and the structure's state member contains the new values for those bits. The other members are ignored.
New values for the state bits.
Mask specifying which state bits to change.

Return Value

Nonzero if successful; otherwise zero.


An item's "state" is a value that specifies the item's availability, indicates user actions, or otherwise reflects the item's status. A list view control changes some state bits, such as when the user selects an item. An application might change other state bits to disable or hide the item, or to specify an overlay image or state image.


See the example for CListCtrl::GetTopIndex.

See Also

CListCtrl Overview | Class Members | Hierarchy Chart | CListCtrl::GetItemState