Quick way of displaying A-Z options in a DropDownList?

Currently I have a DropDownList that displays the options A-Z as follows;

<asp:DropDownList runat="server" id="letterList" >
    <asp:ListItem value="a">A</asp:ListItem>
    <asp:ListItem value="b">B</asp:ListItem>
    <asp:ListItem value="z">Z</asp:ListItem>

Is there any way to achieve this quickly using some sort of looping functionality etc??
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Ryan ChongCommented:
try look for the DataSource property of the DropDownList , like:

In the Page_Load()

letterList.DataSource = myList

where myList is an array contains A to Z

hope this helps
declare a string array with the letters:
string[] letters = {"a", "b", "c", "d"}; //etc..

for (int i=0; i<letters.Length; i++){
    ListItem li = new ListItem(letters[i], letters[i]);

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RouchieAuthor Commented:
The main reason I asked was so that I didn't have to write out all the letters of the alphabet.  Both examples unfortuntely employ that method.  Is there no functionality in .NET to loop through letters like there are numbers??
Nope, there isn't an automatic way to get a-z.
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