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Compiler Error Message: CS1012: Too many characters in character literal

This code as an event on an asp:DropDownList ctrl works fine:

OnBlur='WorkOutTotals("revIncreaseTB", "revIncreaseWeightTB", "revIncreaseTotalTB", 1 )'

whereas the same code applied to a selected index change, ie,

OnSelectedIndexChanged='WorkOutTotals("revIncreaseTB", "revIncreaseWeightTB", "revIncreaseTotalTB", 1 )'

gives me a compilation error: Compiler Error Message: CS1012: Too many characters in character literal


Any ideas?
(I have tried switching the single and double quotes around!)
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blitzoid
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DBAduck - Ben MillerPrincipal ConsultantCommented:
Remember that OnBlur is a client side event and not a serverside, so it will just emit it to the browser, but the OnSelectedIndexChanged is a server side event and it just wants a function name of a server side method, so the ("revIncreaseTB... etc) is not going to fly because you cannot have a ( in a function name.

So if you want to have it on the client side you would use the onchange='WorkOutTotals("revIncreaseTB", "revIncreaseWeightTB", "revIncreaseTotalTB", 1 )' instead.

Ben
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aki4uCommented:
OnSelectedIndexChanged is a server side event.
OnBlur is javascript event, client side event.

So, to make this work you need to change "OnSelectedIndexChanged"  to "OnChange".
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