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Old March 28th, 2006, 04:40 AM
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Default unable to get selected value form dropdownlist

I have designed simple dataentry form which contains some text fields and dropdownlists which are bound to sql server tables. when I click on update button. I am unable to get the selected values from the dropdownlist. it is always giving me the 0th item values irrespective of the selections.

How should I design a simple dataentry screen with dropdownlist.

(like in asp when we click submit button we get all the form values using request.form )

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Hi Swati!!
Are you using postback??
is so then ,use dropdownlistboxname.selectedindex.value or text as per ur requirement.
I think you are reinitializes DropDownLists for post back.
following links will help you

Cheers :)

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Hi Swati,
 If you are using AutoPostback method then it is not populated. Please lock this autopostback Method.
That is to set Autopostback = false

Otherwise the to verify the following way u select the item from drop down list.


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Autopostback to True on your Drop Down and then make it = to either a textbox.text or a string in the page load section

What Do You Mean It Does Not Work

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