I have never done this before but I am want to write a list of 5 names, mark, john, henry, edna, katherine to a text file. Then when my program loads I would like retrieve those five names and put them in a combo box. I am using vb.net, any help would be appreciated. Oh yes I would also like to be able to edit the names from run time and add more if future names are needed. can someone please help???