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C# ComboBox Text & Values

Posted on 2009-05-08
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Using the Items collection for a combobox how do I assign Text and Values to it via the editor (or via the designer code for that matter).

eg:

this.products.Items.Add("BW");

BW is the value
where the text would be be: Black&White

I would like to manually add these values as there is not enough to create a collection etc.
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by:CuteBug
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When you add the combo box via the designer, you will see a small black triangle on the top right corner of the combo box.
Click on that.
Click on "Edit Items".
Now add your items (one item per line)
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this.products.Items.Add("BW");
this.products.selectedIndex = this.products.Items.Count-1;
this.products.selectedValue = "Black&White";

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by:directxBOB
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Great, and out of interest how do I do this in the Designer Code just so I know how to do it for future reference.

Cheers
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by:CuteBug
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If you add it via the Designer, it will automatically add the required code in the Designer code.
You need not edit the Designer code directly.
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by:directxBOB
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Ok, but for my own knowledge (and given that I can't get edit items up on this control) how do I do this via code?
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by:directxBOB
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Any ideas how to do this via Code?
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