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combobox selected value in database

Posted on 2008-06-26
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I have a combobox in an application which is in wpf and linq
 <ComboBox Height="23" HorizontalAlignment="Left" Margin="70,32.24,0,0" Name="cbGroup" VerticalAlignment="Top" Width="187" AllowDrop="True" SelectedIndex="0">
                            <ComboBoxItem>Adult</ComboBoxItem>
                            <ComboBoxItem>Youth</ComboBoxItem>
                            <ComboBoxItem>Children</ComboBoxItem>
                            <ComboBoxItem>Unknown</ComboBoxItem>
                        </ComboBox>

I am using the following code to insert the selected value in the database

 NewContact.AgeGroup = (string)this.cbGroup.SelectedValue.ToString();

but this  inserts in the database
System.Windows.Controls.ComboBoxItem: Children
please let me know how  i can insert the text value of the selected value in the database
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Question by:shoopak
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by:burakiewicz
ID: 21875905
try this
NewContact.AgeGroup = this.cbGroup.SelectedItem.Value.ToString();
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by:shoopak
ID: 21877817
this doesn't work because

SelectedItem doesn't have a value property

This application is in wpf  and dot net 3.5


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Mihai Stancescu earned 50 total points
ID: 21907998
Try this
NewContact.AgeGroup = this.cbGroup.Text;



Hope this helps!

Regards,
Mishu
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