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In the code below I wanted to display the strAssistanceDesc in the combo box but have the lngAssistanceid as the value that is reterived.  this code is displaying 1 which is the lngAssitanceid, how can I get it to display the name instead.

thank you

Dim cmd6 As New SqlClient.SqlCommand("Select * from tbllkpMHCPAssistance", Connection1)
        Try
            cmd6.ExecuteNonQuery()
        Catch ex As Exception
            MsgBox(ex.Message)
        End Try
        Dim da As New SqlDataAdapter(cmd6)
        Dim ds As New DataSet
        da.Fill(ds, "tbllkpMHCPAssistance")
        me.ComboBox5.DataSource = ds.Tables("tbllkpMHCPAssistance")
        Me.ComboBox5.DisplayMember = "strAsstistanceDesc"
        Me.ComboBox5.ValueMember = "lngAssistanceid"
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Question by:running32
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TimCottee earned 2000 total points
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Hi running32,

Its a funny thing, when you try to bind a field to the valuemember that doesn't exist, it throws an error. When you try to bind a field that doesn't exist to the displaymember ....... it shows the valuemember instead without throwing an error.

In your case I am willing to bet that if you change the line         Me.ComboBox5.DisplayMember = "strAsstistanceDesc" to spell "strAssistanceDesc" correctly all your problems will go away.


Tim Cottee
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by:running32
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thanks, but how do I get the valuemember and not the displaymember calling the contents.  I am using ComboBox5.text but I am getting Pass instead of 1 (the value member) Thanks
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by:running32
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thanks
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by:TimCottee
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running32,

You use ComboBox5.SelectedValue to return the valuemember associated with the item.

Tim
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