Editing Items in Combo Box Controls

LabVIEW 2018 Help


Edition Date: March 2018
Part Number: 371361R-01
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Complete the following steps to edit items in a combo box control:

  1. Right-click the control and select Edit Items from the shortcut menu to display the Edit Items page of the Properties dialog box.
  2. Complete one or more of the following actions:
    • Press the <Insert> key to add an item. (macOS) Click the Insert button.
    • Select an item and press the <Delete> key to delete an item.
    • Double-click an item to edit the name of the item.
    • Drag and drop items to change their order.
    • Enter a hyphen (-) in an empty cell to create a separator in the list of items for the control. A separator is a thin bar that separates items in the menu of a combo box control.
    Note  You can drag and drop or delete multiple items at once by pressing and holding the <Ctrl> key, selecting the items, and completing the desired action. (macOS) Press the <Command> key. (Linux) Press the <Alt> key.
  3. Click OK.

You also can use the Strings [] property or the Strings And Values [] property to edit strings in combo boxes programmatically.

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