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Old March 24th, 2006, 06:42 AM
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Default Assigning a SelectedValue in a DropDownList

Hi all

How would I assign a SelectedValue to a DropDownList control within the Page_Load event?... I have tried the following line but doesn't seem to like it..

Code:
Dim DDL As DropDownList = FormView1.FindControl("DDLProfile")
DDL.SelectedValue = "1"
The dropdownlist is static as in it isn't bound to a DB table.

The error I get from this is the following:

Quote:
quote:Databinding methods such as Eval(), XPath(), and Bind() can only be used in the context of a databound control.
Many thanks

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Old March 24th, 2006, 03:15 PM
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I don't know why you are getting that error, you need to check your code. Also, make sure you value is actually "1" in the ddl

 
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Sorry all... blurry eyed.. need to get away from the PC more I think.

It was actually referring to another piece of code.. anyway all fixed.

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Old March 25th, 2006, 01:12 AM
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ok..Well, glad is all is fixed... :)

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