Select/Highlight Item X Of Listbox On Worksheet

Jun 4, 2008

I have a ListBox that comes from the Control ToolBox

I know how how fix

ListBox1.ListIndex = 0

my problem comes because when i run a Macro... I lost the focus of my listbox, I mean once I move around the workbook through vba the listbox does not show anymore... one item of the listbox selected, I mean in blue.

Is there a way to do kind of:

activesheet.ListBox1.Selected(5) = True

I I want to see the fifth item of my Conbo Box on blue, I mean selected

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