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I have created a list box (xactive control) with macro shown below:

Private Sub Workbook_Open()

With Sheet1.ListBox1
  .AddItem "AAA"
  .AddItem "BBB"
  .AddItem "CCC"
  .LinkedCell = "$A$5"
End With

End Sub

To complete the list box, when click "AAA" shows 1, click "BBB" shows 2 and click "CCC" shows 3.

I have searched for two days online that the solution is to add index formula to Linked Cell. However I can not use the index formula since my List Fill Range is in macro.

Any help would be appreciated.

ANSWER: Sorry, I don't understand what you need, please try again

---------- FOLLOW-UP ----------

QUESTION: Please refer to the attached image.

Now I understand.  Comment out or delete the .LinkedCell = "$A$5" line

Double click the Listbox in EDIT mode (I assume you know how to do that since you created the control to begin with) and you should see this:

Private Sub ListBox1_Click()

End Sub

Replace all of that with this

Private Sub ListBox1_Change()
Range("A5") = Me.ListBox1.ListIndex + 1
End Sub

Hope this helps

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