FocusItem Action (ListView Controls)

Applies to TestComplete 15.65, last modified on July 17, 2024


Use the FocusItem action to set the focus to the specified list-view item and subitem. As a result, the focus rectangle will be drawn around the item (and subitem), but the item and subitem will not be selected.



TestObj A variable, parameter or expression that specifies a reference to one of the objects listed in the Applies To section
Item [in]    Required    Variant    
Result None

Applies To

The method is applied to the following object:

View Mode

To view this method in the Object Browser panel and in other panels and dialogs, activate the Advanced view mode.


The method has the following parameter:


Specifies the desired item. You can enter the item’s index (from 0) or its caption. The caption can contain asterisk (*) or question mark (?) wildcards or regular expressions. The asterisk (*) corresponds to a string of any length (including an empty string), the question mark corresponds to any single character (including none). To specify more complicated parts of a caption, use regular expressions.

The caption can be case-sensitive or case-insensitive depending on the value of the Use case-sensitive parameters project setting.

Result Value



If the item or subitem is not found in the list-view, FocusItem fails and posts an error message to the test log.


To view an example that demonstrates how to use the FocusItem action, see Selecting List View Items in Desktop Windows Applications.

See Also

Selecting List View Items in Desktop Windows Applications
wItemCount Property (ListView Controls)
wItem Property (ListView Controls)

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