Thanks, this works great.
rich

"Steve Johnson" <steve.johnson@columbia.net> wrote:
>
>Rich, try this:
>
>Assuming that when your cursor leaves the listview control it will hit the
>underlying form you can put
>
>"Set listview1.drophighlight = Nothing"
>
>in the mousemove event of the form. This should help but may not completely
>solve it. You could also put the same line in the mousemove event of any
>control that you may move the mouse to.
>
>Hope this helps.
>
>"rich" <rperez@innotrac.com> wrote:
>>
>>steve, this is what i need thanks. i've tested this and i've discovered

>that
>>if i move my cursor over a list item, the item is highlighted, but when

>i
>>quickly move the cursor away from the listview control the item that was
>>highlighted is still highlighted. any way i can fix this?
>>
>>"Steve Johnson" <steve.johnson@columbia.net> wrote:
>>>
>>>"rich" <rperez@innotrac.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>i'm using a listview control vb6. this is the effect i'm looking for,

>when
>>>>i move my mouse over an item in the listview i want that item either

underlined
>>>>or highlighted. can anyone help?
>>>
>>>Try the following in the Mouse_Move event of your listview:
>>>
>>>Set Listview1.Drophighlight = Listview1.HitTest(x, y)
>>>

>>

>