CheckedListBox.CheckOnClick Property


Gets or sets a value indicating whether the check box should be toggled when an item is selected.

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

Public Property CheckOnClick As Boolean

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the check mark is applied immediately; otherwise, false. The default is false.

CheckOnClick indicates whether the check box should be toggled whenever an item is selected. The default behavior is to change the selection on the first click, and then have the user click again to apply the check mark. In some instances, however, you might prefer have the item checked as soon as it is clicked.

The following code example demonstrates initializing a CheckedListBox control by setting the CheckOnClick, SelectionMode, and ThreeDCheckBoxes properties. The example populates the CheckedListBox with controls and sets the DisplayMember to the Control.Name property of the control.

To run the example, paste the following code in a form containing a CheckedListBox named CheckedListBox1 and call the InitializeCheckListBox method from the form's constructor or Load method.

' This method initializes CheckedListBox1 with a list of all the controls
' on the form. It sets the selection mode to single selection and
' allows selection with a single click. It adds itself to the list before 
' adding itself to the form.
Friend WithEvents CheckedListBox1 As System.Windows.Forms.CheckedListBox

Private Sub InitializeCheckedListBox()
    Me.CheckedListBox1 = New CheckedListBox
    Me.CheckedListBox1.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(40, 90)
    Me.CheckedListBox1.CheckOnClick = True
    Me.CheckedListBox1.Name = "CheckedListBox1"
    Me.CheckedListBox1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(120, 94)
    Me.CheckedListBox1.TabIndex = 1
    Me.CheckedListBox1.SelectionMode = SelectionMode.One
    Me.CheckedListBox1.ThreeDCheckBoxes = True

    Dim aControl As Control
    For Each aControl In Me.Controls
        Me.CheckedListBox1.Items.Add(aControl, False)

    Me.CheckedListBox1.DisplayMember = "Name"
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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