I have a number of dropdownlists that are bound to the same gridview datasource.
I need to have a blank row at the top of each.
So my dropdownlist settings look like this. (Each list is identical except for the ID):
EnableViewState = "True"
This works perfectly for me except on postback the dropdownlist doubles up with entries. If I take out the AppendDataBoundItems the problem is fixed but I then do not get a blank row. If I clear the items in my sub I lose my selected item. Can someone please let me know how I can have a dropdownlist that allows me a blank row at the top, retains its selection on postback and does not double up its items on postback