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SSRS Status field from text to number

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I have a SSRS report that has a parameter called status, I want to give the user a status_name and convert it into a number as the status field is a number in the data.

Here is my script for the parameter.
Select '1' as status,'New' as status_name
union
Select '2' as status,'Selected' as status_name
union
Select '3' as status,'Count' as status_name
union
Select '4' as status,'Counted' as status_name
union
Select '5' as status,'Completed' as status_name
union
Select '6' as status,'Deleted' as status_name

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I want to give the user the ability to select the status_name but I want to get the number in a parameter.

So for example the user picks New, and Deleted.  I want a parameter with (1,6) in it.

How do I do this?

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SQLSearcher
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Pawan Kumar earned 500 total points
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Yes you can do that ..

For parameter display name or label as status_name and value as status.

From the Value field drop-down, select status.
From the Label field drop-down, select status_name .

Your parameter should be of type multi valued typed.
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Thank you for your help.
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