ListBox BackColor Property

VBA BackColor Property of ListBox ActiveX Control in Excel to sets the background color of ListBox object.

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BackColor Property Excel ListBox Object

ListBox BackColor Property – Syntax

Please find the below syntax of ListBox Back Color Property using Excel VBA.

ListboxName.BackColor=

[Hexa Decimal or RGB Color Code]

Where ListboxName represents a ListBox object. In the above syntax we are using a ‘BackColor’ property of ListBox object to change back ground color of listbox object.

ListBox BackColor Property – Example

Here is the example for ListBox Back Color Property. It will take you through how to change back color property of list box using Excel VBA. Here you can find or see how we are changing back color property of list box manually or using code.

ListBox BackColor Property: Change Manually

Please find the following details how we are changing manually back Color 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.
  3. Excel VBA UserForm CheckBox

  4. Drag a Listbox on the Userform from the Toolbox.Please find the screenshot for the same.
  5. List Box BackColor Property

  6. Right click on the List box. Click on properties from the available list.
  7. List Box BackColor Property2

  8. Now you can find the properties window of listbox on the screen. Please find the screenshot for the same.
  9. List Box Properties

  10. On the left side find ‘BackColor’ from the available List Box properties.
  11. On the right side you can see the list of color codes.Please find the below screen shot for the same.
  12. List Box BackColor Property3

  13. You can change the back color according to your wish from the available color codes.
  14. Now, Press ‘F5’ to see the following Output. It is shown in the following Screen Shot.

Output:

List Box BackColor Property_OP

ListBox BackColor Property: Change Using Code

Please find the following details how we are changing back color 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.
  3. Excel VBA UserForm CheckBox

  4. Drag a Listbox on the Userform from the Toolbox. Please find the screenshot for the same.
  5. List Box BackColor Property

  6. Double Click on the UserForm, and select the Userform event as shown in the below screen shot.
  7. List Box Excel ActiveX Control _Im1

  8. Now can see the following code in the module.
  9. Private Sub UserForm_Initialize()
    End Sub
    
  10. Now, add the following example code1 or code2 to the in between above event procedure. The procedure should be shown as below.
  11. Example Code1:

    'Back Color Property of ListBox Control
    Private Sub UserForm_Initialize()
    ListBox1.BackColor = RGB(153, 153, 255)
    End Sub
    

    Example Code2:

    'Back Color Property of ListBox Control
    Private Sub UserForm_Initialize()
    ListBox1.BackColor = &HFF8080
    End Sub
    

    Output:

    List Box BackColor Property_OP

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