Could you please explain in more details what exactly you need to achieve, because I am still not sure I understand you correctly?
Please note that when you are using the code below, you are overriding the Text of the Selected Item - in your case this is the first item in the RadCombomboBox(with the empty text):
If you want to select an item from the RadComboBox by its Text, you can use the following code instead:
So the changed VB code should look like the following:
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