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Tips and Tricks for the Xojo Developer

Issue: 12.5 (September/October 2014)
Author: Markus Winter
Author Bio: Markus is a Molecular Biologist who taught himself REALbasic programming in 2003 to let the computer deal with some exceedingly tedious lab tasks. Some call it lazy, he thinks it smart. He still thinks of himself as an advanced beginner at best.
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I have been pretty busy for the last few months on a medium-sized project, and most of the tips this time are based on the problems I encountered and the solutions provided by kind fellow Xojans. Thanks to you all—I couldn't have done it without you!

Tip 1: Getting data out of the ListBox

Sometimes you need to get a whole row, or a column, or even the whole listbox contents out of a ListBox. Beginners usually iterate over every cell in a column like this:

Dim Data() as string

For row As Integer = 0 To LB.ListCount-1

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