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I have a bulleted list control on my page and have successfully binded data to the list:

if (!Page.IsPostBack)
{

BulletedList1.DataSource = EmploymentOpportunityDAO.GetList();
BulletedList1.DataValueField = "ID";
BulletedList1.DataTextField = "title";
BulletedList1.DataBind();
}

What I'd like to do is set the DataTextField to a link and pass the DataValueField in a QueryString to my details page, EmploymentDetails.aspx, so I can display all the data.

I'm trying to do something like the following:
"<li><a href='EmploymentDetails.aspx?id=" + emp.ID + "'>" + emp.title.ToUpper() + "</a></li>"

I just don't know how to do this with a bulleted list control?


Also how can I convert the DataTextField to uppercase?  I was trying to use ToUpper(), but I'm not coding it correctly.

Thanks for any help.
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Question by:-Dman100-
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jeebukarthikeyan earned 2000 total points
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Hi ,
      <asp:bulletedlist id="BulletedList1" runat="server"
        displaymode="HyperLink"
        datasourceid="Datasetdatasource1"
        datatextfield="Name"                          //give the text here
        datavaluefield="Url" />                       //give the url here

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by:-Dman100-
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Thanks budda,

How do I set the datavaluefield as a querystring?

I'm trying:

DataValueField="employmentdetails.aspx?id= + employment_opportunity_id"

that doesn't work.  What is the correct syntax?

Thanks for your help.
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