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February 2011 Entries

Control Parameters and DropDownList Text
This is something that I rarely need to do, grab a DropDownList’s selected item’s text for use in a datasource’s ControlParameter. To allow for this use SelectedItem.Text instead of the more common SelectedValue for the PropertyName. <asp:ControlParameter ControlID="ddlStuff" Name="stuffName" Type="String" PropertyName="SelectedItem.... /> The reason for using this is for text comparison. On rare occasions you may need to check the text against a list where the SelectedValue just does not ......

Posted On Friday, February 18, 2011 10:57 AM | Comments (1) |

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