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WD: WordBasic Examples: RemoveAllDropDownItems


The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Word for Windows, versions 6.0, 6.0a, 6.0c
  • Microsoft Word for Windows, versions 7.0, 7.0a
  • Microsoft Word for the Macintosh, versions 6.0, 6.0.1


This article contains an example that demonstrates the use of the following WordBasic statement or function:


This article supplements the information in online Help. To open this Help topic in Word for Windows, choose Contents from the Help menu and then choose the "Programming with Microsoft Word" topic. In Word for the Macintosh, click the Help icon, select Microsoft Word Help and choose "Programming with Microsoft Word."

WARNING: ANY USE BY YOU OF THE CODE PROVIDED IN THIS ARTICLE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. Microsoft provides this macro code "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose.



RemoveAllDropDownItems BookmarkName$ 


The following macro creates then fills a drop down box. Next the macro uses the RemoveAllDropDownItems command to remove all the items.

   Sub MAIN
      InsertFormField .Name = "Cities", .Enable = 1, .Type = 2, \ 
      .OwnStat = 1, .StatText = "Select a city."
      AddDropDownItem "Cities", "Bonn"
      AddDropDownItem "Cities", "Paris"
      AddDropDownItem "Cities", "Tokyo"
      MsgBox "The Drop Down Box is Filled"
      RemoveAllDropDownItems "Cities"
      MsgBox "The Drop Down Box is Empty"
   End Sub 

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Last Reviewed: November 4, 2000
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