Capturing the dropdownlist value in a datagrid


I have a dropdownlist with 2 buttons (search, update).  When the update is clicked, I want to get the value or text in the dropdownlist and add it to a db.

I'm using a normal click event for the update button, b/c of how I want the search/update buttons to display in grid.  Can someone help?  Maybe provide a snippet of code as an example?

Here is the edit template part of the grid................


<TABLE Width="100%" CellPadding="0" CellSpacing="0" Border="0" >



<asp:DropDownList id="ddlRC" runat="server" Width="115px" >

<asp:ListItem>Jodi MacLeod</asp:ListItem>

<asp:ListItem>Cyrus Hopkins</asp:ListItem>

<asp:ListItem>Andrew Karson</asp:ListItem>

<asp:ListItem>Brit Nicholson</asp:ListItem>

<asp:ListItem>Ishir Bhan</asp:ListItem>

<asp:ListItem>Robert Kraft</asp:ListItem>

















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Heres a great article on datagrids with a section on dropdown lists:

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