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simple probelm,

have a calculator that worked when this line was like this  

before:

<asp:TextBox id="term" runat="server"/>

but i now need a drop down not a txt box so i did this instead:

after:

<asp:dropDownList id="term" runat="server">
<asp:listitem>1</asp:listitem>
<asp:listitem>1</asp:listitem>
</asp:dropDownList>

i now get this error when before i did not have any i don't see whats wrong can anybody?

error ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

'Text' is not a member of 'System.Web.UI.WebControls.DropDownList'.

Line 9:  Dim d as Double = rate.Text
Line 10: Dim c as Double = amount.Text
Line 11: Dim n as Double = term.Text <---error on this line
Line 12: Dim p as Double
Line 13: Dim Cr as Double      

end of error -------------------------------------------------------------------------------

the name is the same nothing has changed is there something like term.DROPDOWN  that i should be using instead of text> as i have no idea.

many thanks if you can help

thanks
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lengreen earned 2000 total points
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Hi pigmentarts,

try

Dim n as Double = term.selectedItem.Text

Cheers!
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thanks very much i knew it was going to be somthing like that ur a star :)
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by:lengreen
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pigmentarts,

no problem glad to help

cheers

len
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