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DropDownList SelectedIndexChanged relies on Index AND Value

The DropDownList control's SelectedIndexChanged event relies not only on the selected Index changing, but also on the Value of the new item being different than the previously-selected one. The bottom line is that all Values in a DropDownList should be unique if you are using its SelectedIndexChanged event.

Posted On Thursday, December 31, 2009 2:54 PM

CodeSmith Not Detecting Data Type Changes on Tables with Views
Right off the bat I'll tell you I am a beginner when it comes to CodeSmith. Basically, the tech lead set up the templates and I know how to run them and that's about it. That being said, we figured out how to get around some strange behavior with CodeSmith today that I thought I'd write a brief note about. I was going through a legacy project to convert all .NET Double and SQL Server FLOAT data types to Decimal (on both platforms) for greater precision. I changed all the fields in the tables and ......

Posted On Monday, December 14, 2009 8:08 PM

Add Agent Ransack to folder context menu in Vista
I have been using Agent Ransack for a few years and find it to be a really useful tool for not only finding files quickly but seeing the line in the file that contains the text you were searching for in the first place (assuming you're searching for files based on text contained in those files). Agent Ransack added itself to the folder context menu in Windows Explorer (the pop-up menu that appears when you right-click a folder) in XP, but in Vista it didn't. I'm not sure why. Determined to get this ......

Posted On Wednesday, December 2, 2009 4:54 PM

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