list box not showing choices

ThomasOES

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I have a listbox that will show the range containing the choices, but only if the sheet with the range of choices is the active sheet. How to have the list box show the choices no matter what sheet is active. Below is my code for the userform. Form name is "samform". Listbox name is "sambox" The range containing the choices is "samlist"
VBA Code:
Sub show_samform()
samform.Show modal
With samform
    .Height = 300
    .Width = 280
    .Caption = "show_samform"
    With samform.Label1
        .Caption = "Enter"
        .Top = 2
        .Width = 200
        .Height = 30
        .Font.Size = 20
        .Font.Bold = True
        .ForeColor = vbBlue
        .Left = (samform.InsideWidth - .Width) / 2
        .TextAlign = fmTextAlignCenter
    End With
    With samform.Label2
        .Caption = Range("ReportName").Value
        .Top = 32
        .Width = 280
        .Height = 30
        .Font.Size = 20
        .Font.Bold = True
        .ForeColor = vbRed
        .Left = (samform.InsideWidth - .Width) / 2
        .TextAlign = fmTextAlignCenter
    End With
    With samform.Label3
        .Caption = "Samples"
        .Top = 62
        .Width = 200
        .Height = 30
        .Font.Size = 20
        .Font.Bold = True
        .ForeColor = vbBlue
        .Left = (samform.InsideWidth - .Width) / 2
        .TextAlign = fmTextAlignCenter
    End With
    With samform.sambox
        .Top = 102
        .Width = 100
        .Height = 120
        .Left = (samform.InsideWidth - .Width) / 2
        .RowSource = Range("samlist").Address
        .Font.Size = 10
        .Font.Bold = True
        .TextAlign = fmTextAlignCenter
        .MultiSelect = fmMultiSelectMulti
        .SetFocus
    End With
    With samform.samform_but
        .Top = 224
        .AutoSize = True
        .Caption = "OK"
        .Font.Size = 14
        .Font.Bold = True
        .ForeColor = vbBlack
        .Left = (samform.InsideWidth - .Width) / 2
    End With
End With
Do While samform.Visible
DoEvents
Loop
End Sub

Thanks for any help
 

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What is the shortcut key for Format Selection?
Ctrl+1 (the number one) will open the Format dialog for whatever is selected.
What sheet is the list on?
 
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In that case try
VBA Code:
.RowSource = Sheets("Header").Range("samlist").Address(, , , 1)
 
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