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easy CheckedListBox question using vb .net 2005

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Okay guys this is pretty easy, yet I simply am not sure what to search to find the answer. I have a checked list box. I want it to work kind of like a drop down list where you can have a text field that is displayed and a value field that is the actual value used.

In my checked list box, I am adding a list of files in a given directory. I created a sloppy class to test the above and I'm not getting the results expected.

        files = Directory.GetFiles(fldrdlgTargetFolder.SelectedPath)

        For Each strFile In files
            chk.fullfile = strFile
            chk.shortfile = strFile.Substring(strFile.LastIndexOf("\"))
            chk = New chunk

All of this is in the Form1 class. So is the following definiton for the class chunk:

   Private Class chunk
        Public fullfile As String
        Public shortfile As String
    End Class

Like I said, this was just meant to be quick and dirty. I am trying to display the shortfile attribute of chunk in the checkedlistbox. When I get the items that are selected, I want to the attribute fullfile from the chunk object stored for the given item(s).

When the program runs the text displayed for each item added is: FileCopier.Form1 + chunk

Am I missing something small or just barking up the wrong tree with this?

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