Access VBA Adding items to ListBox issue

Hi

In my Access VBA code I use the following line to add a row to a ListBox
Me.ListBox1.AddItem oDescription & ";" & oUnits

Id the variable oDescription has a colon or semi-colon in it this causes problems
How do I get around this?

Thanks
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAsked:
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
Hi,

pls try
Chr(34) & oDescription & ";" & oUnits & Chr(34)

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Gustav BrockCIOCommented:
You could wrap it in double-quotes to tell that this is one string:

Me.ListBox1.AddItem Chr(34) & oDescription & Chr(34) & ";" & oUnits

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Rgonzo1971Commented:
Corrected code
Chr(34) & oDescription & Chr(34) & ";" & oUnits 

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Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks very much
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