populating Combo box with two filed from the database...


I just pouplated the combo box from the table called vendor and the columns are vendor, vendorid and few other fileds. once populated user will select one of those vendor name from the combo box but I need to know only the vendorID to populate the controls on the form from other fileds in the table. Can anybody tell me how do I storing the vendorID into combo box and retrieve them for later use.

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You could use VendorID as "Value" and Verndor name as "Text" for the ComboBox items... (Setting the ValueMember property)

You can use SelectedValue() method to get the selected Value.

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It is DataValueField property of the ListControl (and derived controls like DropDownList) if you use ASP.NET
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