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You can use the TextColumn property of the ListBox or ComboBox control to display one set of values to your user in a list, but to return another value based on the selection that the user makes.
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For more information about using the TextColumn property, in the Visual Basic Editor, click Microsoft Visual Basic Help on the Help menu, type TextColumn Property in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topic.