Solved

Fill DropDownList from an enum

Posted on 2007-11-30
2
2,182 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
//Available via App_Code folder to all web pages...
    public enum PeriodTypes
    {
        Monthly = 1,
        Weekly,
        Daily,
        Yearly,
        BiYearly
    }

Can I fill a DropDownList using this enum, either by looping or straight assignment?

If I delete, modify, or add to the enum ... would the drop down list pick up the change?

And is it a "good idea" to do it that way? Or am I asking for trouble down the road?
0
Comment
Question by:Tom Knowlton
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
anoyes earned 500 total points
ID: 20385328
http://geekswithblogs.net/jawad/archive/2005/06/24/EnumDropDown.aspx
http://forums.asp.net/p/916237/1040004.aspx

In this case it'd be Enum.GetNames(typeof(PeriodTypes))

The drop down should pick up the change so long as you re-compile after the change (assuming you deploy by pre-compiling).
0

Featured Post

Online Training Solution

Drastically shorten your training time with WalkMe's advanced online training solution that Guides your trainees to action. Forget about retraining and skyrocket knowledge retention rates.

Question has a verified solution.

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

IntroductionWhile developing web applications, a single page might contain many regions and each region might contain many number of controls with the capability to perform  postback. Many times you might need to perform some action on an ASP.NET po…
It was really hard time for me to get the understanding of Delegates in C#. I went through many websites and articles but I found them very clumsy. After going through those sites, I noted down the points in a easy way so here I am sharing that unde…
This is a high-level webinar that covers the history of enterprise open source database use. It addresses both the advantages companies see in using open source database technologies, as well as the fears and reservations they might have. In this…
This video Micro Tutorial shows how to password-protect PDF files with free software. Many software products can do this, such as Adobe Acrobat (but not Adobe Reader), Nuance PaperPort, and Nuance Power PDF, but they are not free products. This vide…

688 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