VBA string containing form field name

Hi, I have a 3 column combo box on a form containing about 8 rows in this format:
1;Filter Opt1; control name of form object containing filter text (eg: me.txtFilt1)

So if the user selects "Filter Opt1" I want to use  the contents of the specified filter  (eg:  contents of me.txtFilt1) as the filter string. So if the contents of me.txtFilt1 were: ="[Status]= ""Conf"" or [Status]=""Prov""  or [Status]=""Canx""" - then I want to be able to set a form filter to that criteria

I can get the field name from combo_box.column(2), in this case "me.txtFilt1", but how do I then get to the contents of the specified control name ?
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NorieAnalyst Assistant Commented:
Get rid of the Me. part, leaving just the control name, then you can use Me.Controls(combo_box.column(2)).Value to get the contents of the selected control.

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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
Norie's suggestion will work, but I'm curious: Do you have multiple controls where the user can enter their Filtering choices?
redpoppyAuthor Commented:
Great, thanks a lot
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