deselect an iterm in ListBox wxPython

kyosohma at kyosohma at
Sat Aug 11 15:39:02 CEST 2007

On Aug 11, 2:53 am, Bailu <lingyun.y... at> wrote:
> Hi,
>    I am a newbie in wxPython and doing a program with ListBox,
> I want to select and deselect items in this box,
> I have use
> self.devlist = wx.ListBox(self, style=wx.LB_MULTIPLE)
> self.Bind(wx.EVT_LISTBOX, self.select_dev, self.devlist)
> to create this box, but don't know how to implement self.select_dev
> to find out which one is clicked
> deselect it, if it was selected  ( this is not working at default)
> select it, if it was not (toggle)
> The default behavior is, the selection is increasing, I can't deselect
> any of them.
> Thanks.
> Lingyun

You should look at the wxPython demo's code for the wx.ListBox. It
looks like they use the wx.EVT_LISTBOX event. See below:

# this writes to a multiline TextCtrl
self.log.WriteText('EvtListBox: %s, %s, %s, %s\n' %

I'm not sure, but I think it uses the SetSelection() method to select
an item, which seems to deselect the previously selected
least, that's how I interpret the demo.

The demo is here:

If you need additional help, try posting to the wxPython User's group:



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