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hi

i am populating a dropdownlist from database. the query is working fine.

problem is the full text is not appearing in dropdownlist.

e.g if it is "expenses-legder full details" in database.

in dropdownlist its showing only  "expenses-ledger " and omitting rest of the characters.

is there any property of dropdownlist i can set to get this work.

thanks

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Question by:sandeep437
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by:Kaarthick
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Hi sandeep,

i think u need to set the size of the dropdown to auto so that it will expand depending upon the data.
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by:sandeep437
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hi karthick

there is no property such as "size" for dropdown.

any idea
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There was a previous post  in EE for the same in VB. See that so that it will be of some use.

"How to set a combo box on a VB form to auto-expand"

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Visual_Basic/Q_21078266.html
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by:imu79
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use the 'DropDownWidth' property.

Imran.
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by:ahmadfuwad
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you need to expand your control width using DropDownWidth property otherwise there are no other solution
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