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ItemCheckEventArgs Class

Provides data for the ItemCheck event of the CheckedListBox and ListView controls.

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

<ComVisibleAttribute(True)> _
Public Class ItemCheckEventArgs _
	Inherits EventArgs
Dim instance As ItemCheckEventArgs

The ItemCheck event occurs when the checked state of an item in a checked list box changes. The ItemCheckEventArgs class specifies the index of the item to change, the current value of the check box for the item, and the new value to set for the check box.

For more information about handling events, see Consuming Events.

The following code example demonstrates a checked ListView control that handles the ListView.ItemCheck event. The method uses the CurrentValue and Index properties of the ItemCheckEventArgs object to retrieve and tally the price of the menu items selected. To run this example paste the following code in a form containing a ListView named ListView1 and a TextBox named Textbox1. Call the InititalizeListView method from the form's constructor or Load method. Ensure all events are associated with their event-handling methods.

Private Sub InitializeListView()
    Me.ListView1 = New System.Windows.Forms.ListView

    ' Set properties such as BackColor, Location and Size
    Me.ListView1.BackColor = System.Drawing.SystemColors.Control
    Me.ListView1.Dock = System.Windows.Forms.DockStyle.Top
    Me.ListView1.Location = New System.Drawing.Point(0, 0)
    Me.ListView1.Size = New System.Drawing.Size(292, 130)
    Me.ListView1.View = System.Windows.Forms.View.Details
    Me.ListView1.HideSelection = False

    ' Allow user to select multiple items.
    Me.ListView1.MultiSelect = True

    ' Show check boxes in the ListView.
    Me.ListView1.CheckBoxes = True

    'Set the column headers and populate the columns.
    ListView1.HeaderStyle = ColumnHeaderStyle.Nonclickable
    Dim columnHeader1 As New ColumnHeader
    With columnHeader1
        .Text = "Breakfast Choices"
        .TextAlign = HorizontalAlignment.Left
        .Width = 146
    End With
    Dim columnHeader2 As New ColumnHeader
    With columnHeader2
        .Text = "Price Each"
        .TextAlign = HorizontalAlignment.Center
        .Width = 142
    End With
    Dim foodList() As String = New String() {"Juice", "Coffee", _
        "Cereal & Milk", "Fruit Plate", "Toast & Jelly", _
        "Bagel & Cream Cheese"}

    Dim foodPrice() As String = New String() {"1.09", "1.09", "2.19", _
        "2.79", "2.09", "2.69"}
    Dim count As Integer

    ' Members are added one at a time, so call BeginUpdate to ensure 
    ' the list is painted only once, rather than as each list item is added.

    For count = 0 To foodList.Length - 1
        Dim listItem As New ListViewItem(foodList(count))

    'Call EndUpdate when you finish adding items to the ListView.
End Sub


Dim price As Double = 0.0

' Handles the ItemChecked event. The method uses the CurrentValue property 
' of the ItemCheckEventArgs to retrieve and tally the price of the menu 
' items selected.  
Private Sub ListView1_ItemCheck1(ByVal sender As Object, _
    ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.ItemCheckEventArgs) _
    Handles ListView1.ItemCheck

    If (e.CurrentValue = CheckState.Unchecked) Then
        price += Double.Parse( _
    ElseIf (e.CurrentValue = CheckState.Checked) Then
        price -= Double.Parse( _
    End If

    ' Output the price to TextBox1.
    TextBox1.Text = CType(price, String)

End Sub


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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

.NET Framework

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0