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htp.formselectoption single description and multiple values

I need to store valid degree codes, major codes and concentration codes separately, while displaying the descriptions for these in a form list of values all concatenated together.

Is there a way to display a single description (value) , but store in more than one form element (name)?

I can store the degree, major and concentration codes as one value and then parse out the codes from this; however, it seems there should be an easier way.  Perhaps there is some way that I can use javascript on the form.selectoption??

Thanks for any tips.
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Robert Schutt

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Melodi Roberts

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Thank you for your feedback. I have not had time to get back to this code as I am working on another project.  I am sure that this will help so will accept this as an answer and close it out. Thanks so much.
Melodi Roberts

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Thank you so much. I am learning so much with the example you posted.
Robert Schutt

Glad to help. Please do return here to post your findings when you have checked it out because there is a chance other people find this solution when struggling with a similar problem and if it didn't help you it could be important for them to know why/how. I will keep monitoring so a follow-up question is possible.

Cheers,
Robert.
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