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Working with Drop Down List

Working with Drop Down List

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I've looked around in the FAQ and other help areas - maybe I'm asking the question wrong. (Not uncommon)
I have seen this done in the past - but I can't remember how it was created.
I have a list of room numbers - in a separate column I have a list of room names. I recall that there was a way to create the list so that if someone chose the room number from the list - the associated room name would appear adjacent to it.
Was I dreaming? Is this possible? Or is this an INDEX (array) sort of thing?

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