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Gets the position of the first selected item in the list view control.

POSITION GetFirstSelectedItemPosition( ) const;

A POSITION value that can be used for iteration or object pointer retrieval; NULL if no items are selected.

The following code sample demonstrates the usage of this function.

POSITION pos = m_myListCtrl.GetFirstSelectedItemPosition();
if (pos == NULL)
   TRACE(_T("No items were selected!\n"));
   while (pos)
      int nItem = m_myListCtrl.GetNextSelectedItem(pos);
      TRACE(_T("Item %d was selected!\n"), nItem);
      // you could do your own processing on nItem here

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