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Datasource and DropDownList

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I'm attempting to populate a DropDownList box on a web form using a table that I've dragged onto the form.

Having dragged the table onto the form, I get a grid that is attached to the table as its datasource.  I guess this is normal, but I delete the grid because I don't need it.  I go into the properties of the data sourcer and give it a name.  I then go into the "DataSourceID" property of the DropDownList and choose the data source I just named.

Everything runs, but all I get in the dropdown is "System.Data.DataRowView" over and over.  Why is it not showing my records?
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nmarun

8/22/2022 - Mon
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OK.  So it can't be done visually without writing any code?  I thought it could.
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