Experts, I have a flash chat room on the web that is being embedded in my vb app via the browser control. Well, on the web, in order to enter emoticons, one must enter characters like :) for the smily, etc. In my vb app, I want to provide a pull-menu listing the emoticons; and when an emoticon is selected, automatically pluck the appropriate characters into the textbox for them. Do any of you experts know how this can be done? If so, please advise with full code sample, and I'll thank you kindly with 300 points. Thanks in advance!