getCtlItemCount

Syntax

int getCtlItemCount (int n)

Arguments

n
The index of the control for which you want to obtain the item count.

Return

Returns 0 if not a valid control index. Returns the number of list items in a LISTBOX or COMBOBOX control. Returns the number of tabs in a (TAB)? control. Returns -1 for any other control.

Description

Usually you know the number of items or tabs in a control, but this function can be useful for helping you keep track of this information.

Example

    nItems = getCtlCount(nLB1);  //get item count for list box LB1.

Also see

(getCtlItemTop)?, (setCtlItemTop)?, (getCtlItemText)?, (setCtlItemText)?, (deleteCtlItem)?, (deleteCtlItems)?, getCtlClass

Comments

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