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how to read the itemdata of a selected item in combo

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I have entered a long as itemdata as I loaded the combo box. Now when the user selects an option in the combo i want to be able to read the corresponding value I loaded in the itemdata property.

I cannot find any info on this.

Can anyone help

Thanks

Merlin007

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by:Gunsen
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Combo1_Click()
MsgBox Combo1.ItemData (Combo1.ListIndex)
End Sub
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ajexpert earned 100 total points
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This snippet will give selected Item Name with Item Data
    Dim Msg As String
    Msg = Combo1.ItemData(Combo1.ListIndex) & " "
    Msg = Combo1.List(Combo1.ListIndex)
    MsgBox Msg
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by:ajexpert
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Modify third line as
    Msg = Msg & Combo1.List(Combo1.ListIndex)
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by:merlin007
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Thanks

Merlin007
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by:sudarshan_shir
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Dim lListIndex as long
if combo.listINDEX <>-1 then
 lListIndex=combo.itemdata(combo.listindex)
end if
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by:merlin007
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sorry sudarshan shir, I had awarded the points before your answer came in. I am however using your code.

Thanks everyone
merlin007
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