VB - concatenate labels at runtime?

I have an app that has 3 labels called:-


Is there a way to concatenate "lbl" & username & "Current" at runtime so that I can change the label text based on the username that passed to a function/subroutine?

Somthing like:-

Public sub ChangeLabel(ByVal Username)

"lbl" & Username & "Current.text"= Something

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Carl TawnSystems and Integration DeveloperCommented:
You want something along the lines of:
Public sub ChangeLabel(ByVal Username)
        Dim fieldName = "lbl" + Username + "Current"

        Dim ctrls As Control() = Me.Controls.Find(fieldName, True)
        '// sanity check to make sure we found something
        If ctrls.Count > 0 Then
            CType(ctrls(0), Label).Text = "Updated"
        End If
End Sub

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You would have to use reflection which would make it much more complex than it needs to be. Unless you are dealing with loads of variations, use a if else.
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