SelectItem Action (Specific to Win32ListView Controls)

Applies to TestComplete 15.64, last modified on June 12, 2024


The SelectItem action sets the list view selection to Item, specified either by index or by name. Note that the item is selected, but the mouse pointer is not moved to it, as it would be with ClickItem.



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 String

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.

If Item is -1, all items become unselected.

Result Value

A string that contains captions of the selected item and its subitems, separated by wListSeparator characters.


If the specified item is not found, SelectItem fails and posts an error message to the test log.

See Also

ClickItem Action (Specific to Win32 ListView and Infragistics UltraListView Controls)
DblClickItem Action (Specific to Win32 ListView and Infragistics UltraListView Controls)

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