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Combobox with variable value

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I am just trying to create a dropdown that has options inside of it but for each of these options have different values.

For example the dropdown would say "Orlando" but the value would be orlando.server1.com and I would want this stored in a variable.

I know how to create the dropdown and variables but im not sure how to assign the alternate value to the combobox elements.

Any help is appreciated.

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ScriptNoob,

The simplest way would be to get a value in the combo box, then use GUICtrlRead in a Select Case. Something like this:

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>

GUICreate("Test",200,300)
GUICtrlCreateLabel("Please select your nearest office",3,8)

$n1=GUICtrlCreateList ("", 45,35,100,220 )
GUICtrlSetData(-1,"Basingstoke|Sunderland|Aberdeen", "Aberdeen")

$n2=GUICtrlCreateButton ("Start",50, 260, 80, 30)
GUICtrlSetState(-1,$GUI_FOCUS); the focus is on this button

GUISetState()

; Get location
While 1
    
    $msg = GUIGetMsg()
        
    If $msg = $n2 Then 
        Select
            case GUICtrlRead($n1) = "Basingstoke"
                $Server = "\\basiserver\Software"
            case GUICtrlRead($n1) = "Sunderland"
                $Server = "\\sundserver\Software"
            case GUICtrlRead($n1) = "Aberdeen"
                $Server = "\\aberserver\Software"
            
        EndSelect
        ExitLoop
    ElseIf $msg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE Then
        Exit
    EndIf
WEnd

ConsoleWrite($Server & "\Install\Setup.exe" & @CRLF)

Hope this helps,

M23


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I might be able to work with this, it seems like the syntax I need. Thank you much M23

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It's going to work , thanks again =)

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