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SelectionMode Enumeration
 
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Defines the selection behavior for a ListBox.

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

public enum SelectionMode
public enum class SelectionMode
type SelectionMode
Public Enumeration SelectionMode
Member nameDescription
Extended

The user can select multiple consecutive items while holding down the SHIFT key.

Multiple

The user can select multiple items without holding down a modifier key.

Single

The user can select only one item at a time.

Set the property to one of the SelectionMode values to specify whether the user can select more that one item in a list box.

The following example sets the property to SelectionModeMultiple.

<ListBox SelectionMode="Multiple">
  <DockPanel>
    <Image Source="data\cat.png"/>
    <TextBlock>CAT</TextBlock>
  </DockPanel>
  <DockPanel>
    <Image Source="data\dog.png"/>
    <TextBlock>DOG</TextBlock>
  </DockPanel>
  <DockPanel>
    <Image Source="data\fish.png"/>
    <TextBlock>FISH</TextBlock>
  </DockPanel>
</ListBox>
.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Silverlight
Available since 3.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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