Solved

get the values from the DropDownList(S) in C# codebehind from the tables

Posted on 2007-04-02
2
211 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-27
EASY QUESTION...i am using ASP.NET/C#

My question is how do i get the values from the DropDownList(S) in C# codebehind from the tables?

Below is a snip of code:

 <table style="width: 323px; border-right: black 1px solid; border-top: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; border-bottom: black 1px solid;">
            <tr>
                <td colspan="3">
                    <span style="font-size: 10pt">Close Calendar Schedule Reminders</span></td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td style="width: 1px; height: 24px;">
                    <asp:DropDownList ID="DropDownList1" runat="server">
                    </asp:DropDownList></td>
                <td style="width: 31px; height: 24px">
                    <asp:DropDownList ID="DropDownList2" runat="server">
                    </asp:DropDownList></td>
                <td style="height: 24px;">
                    <asp:LinkButton ID="LinkButton1" runat="server" Font-Size="10pt">Insert</asp:LinkButton></td>
            </tr>


0
Comment
Question by:joan2006
2 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:emailrobertwalker
ID: 18838863
You used the word "from" twice in your question, so it is dificult to understand what you need the data from.

Can you restate it?
0
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
ShazbotOK earned 500 total points
ID: 18838952
I am going to assume you have populated the DisplayText AND the DisplayValue with a datasource so here you go:
//when user selects the dropdown and a postback event occurs...
         string selectedVal1 = DropDownList1.SelectedValue;
         string selectedVal2 = DropDownList2.SelectedValue;
0

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Problem Hi all,    While many today have fast Internet connection, there are many still who do not, or are connecting through devices with a slower connect, so light web pages and fast load times are still popular.    If your ASP.NET page …
Real-time is more about the business, not the technology. In day-to-day life, to make real-time decisions like buying or investing, business needs the latest information(e.g. Gold Rate/Stock Rate). Unlike traditional days, you need not wait for a fe…
This is Part 3 in a 3-part series on Experts Exchange to discuss error handling in VBA code written for Excel. Part 1 of this series discussed basic error handling code using VBA. http://www.experts-exchange.com/videos/1478/Excel-Error-Handlin…
This is used to tweak the memory usage for your computer, it is used for servers more so than workstations but just be careful editing registry settings as it may cause irreversible results. I hold no responsibility for anything you do to the regist…

813 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

15 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now