WD: Null Value as First Element of Array Displays Empty List Box

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A list box will not display the array if the first element of the array contains a null string.

For example, the following macro will display an empty list box:
   Sub Main
      Dim MyArray$(3)
      For x = 0 to 3
         MyArray$(x) = str$(x)
      next x
      ' Set the first element to a null string
      MyArray$(0) = ""
      Begin Dialog UserDialog 320, 180, "Microsoft Word"
         OKButton 6, 8, 65, 20
         ListBox 6, 39, 167, 123, MyArray$(), .ListBox1
      End Dialog
      Dim MyDialog as UserDialog
      Dialog MyDialog
   End Sub


Change the first element to contain one of the items from the array.


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Article ID: 119416 - Last Review: September 13, 2013 - Revision: 2.3
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