VBA BorderStyle Property of ListBox ActiveX Control in Excel to sets the border type that is drawn around the ListBox object. i.e we can enable or disable the border for the ListBox object.

BorderStyle Property Excel ListBox Object

ListBox Border Style Property – Syntax

Please find the below syntax of ListBox Border Style Property using Excel VBA.

.BorderStyle=0 – frmBorderStyleNone

Or

.BorderStyle=0 – frmBorderStyleSingle

Where ListboxName represents a ListBox object. In the above syntax we are using a ‘BorderStyle’ property of ListBox object to enable or disable border for listbox object.

ListBox Border Style Property – Explanation & Example

Here is the example for ListBox Border Style Property. It will take you through how to change Border Style property of list box using Excel VBA. Here you can find or see how we are enable or disable Border style of list box manually or using code.

ListBox Border Style Property:Change Manually

Please find the following details how we are changing manually Border Style of listbox property.

    1. Go To Developer Tab and then click Visual Basic from the Code or Press Alt+F11.
    2. Go To Insert Menu, Click UserForm. Please find the screenshot for the same.

Excel VBA UserForm CheckBox

    1. Drag a Listbox on the Userform from the Toolbox. Please find below screen shot for your reference.

List Box BackColor Property

    1. Right click on the List box. Click on properties from the available list.

List Box BackColor Property2

    1. Now you can find the properties window of listbox on the screen. Please find the screenshot for the same.

List Box Properties

    1. On the left side find ‘BorderStyle’ from the available List Box properties.
    2. On the right side you can find two options.

1. 0 – frmBorderStyleNone
2. 1 – frmBorderStyleSingle

List Box BorderStyle Property4

  1. You can change the Border Style according to your wish or requirement from the available option list. Please find the below screen shot for your reference.
  2. Now, Press ‘F5’ to see the following Output. It is shown in the following Screen Shot.

Output: Case 1: If BorderStyle =0 – frmBorderStyleNone

Here is the following output when border style is ‘0’.

List Box BorderStyle Property

Output: Case 2: If BorderStyle =1 – frmBorderStyleSingle

Here is the following output when border style is ‘1’.

List Box BorderStyle Property1

ListBox Border Style Property:Change Using Code

Please find the following details how we are changing Border Style of listbox property with using Excel VBA code.

    1. Go To Developer Tab and then click Visual Basic from the Code or Press Alt+F11.
    2. Go To Insert Menu, Click UserForm. Please find the screenshot for the same.

Excel VBA UserForm CheckBox

    1. Drag a Listbox on the Userform from the Toolbox. Please find the screenshot for the same.

List Box Excel ActiveX Control _Im10

    1. Double Click on the UserForm, and select the Userform event as shown in the below screen shot.

List Box Excel ActiveX Control _Im1

    1. Now can see the following code in the module.
Private Sub UserForm_Initialize()

End Sub
    1. Now, add the following example code1 or code2 to the in between above event procedure.

Example Code1:

'BorderStyle Property of ListBox Control
Private Sub UserForm_Initialize()
    With ListBox1
        'ListBox Border Style
        .BorderStyle = 0
        
        'ListBox Border Color
        .BorderColor = &H80000012
        
        'ListBox Back Color
        .BackColor = &H80FFFF
    End With
End Sub

Output: Case 1: If BorderStyle =0 – frmBorderStyleNone

Please find the below output when border style is ‘0’.

List Box BorderStyle Property2

Example Code2:

Private Sub UserForm_Initialize()
    With ListBox1
        'ListBox Border Style
        .BorderStyle = 1
        
        'ListBox Border Color
        .BorderColor = &H80000012
        
        'ListBox Back Color
        .BackColor = &H80FFFF
    End With
End Sub
  1. Now, Press ‘F5’ to see the following Output. It is shown in the following Screen Shot.

Output: Case 2: If BorderStyle =1 – frmBorderStyleSingle

Please find the below output when border style is ‘1’.

List Box BorderStyle Property3

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