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Old July 15th, 2010, 01:41 PM
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Default placeholder in query


I need your help; In the query I am trying to pass the input from drop down box as

sqlcmd="select * from abc where xyz='dropdownlist1.selecteditem'"

but I am sure that, in this case "dropdownlist1.selecteditem" will be considered as plain string, so wanted to pass it in placeholder.

How can I achive this? Please help.

Old July 22nd, 2010, 08:30 AM
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My friend:
First it depend what u r displaying & what u r valuing ur combo & also ur table
well, simply u can use - text of ur drop down as:
sqlcmd="select * from abc where xyz='dropdownlist1.SelectedText'"
& value of ur drop down as:
sqlcmd="select * from abc where xyz='dropdownlist1.SelectedValue'"
u may convert ur selected value as below if ur using not string for value
Hovik Melkomian.
Old August 13th, 2010, 06:35 AM
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Hi sir_com,
Do the fallowing change in sqlcmd
sqlcmd="select * from abc where xyz=’”+dropdownlist1.selecteditem.ToString()+”'"


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