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how to populate dropdownlist in datagridview in asp.net

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hi
i m working on a web application.
i use grid view
in this grid view i add  a dropdownlist as a template column which should be populate from database.
when user select a value from dropdownlist and update records then it updated database but not showing updated value  in  dropdownlist.


Any suggestion??????
Thanks
Sidharth
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Configuration;
using System.Data;
using System.Data.SqlClient;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.Security;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.HtmlControls;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts;
 
namespace CLRMS
{
    public partial class ManageWebsites : System.Web.UI.Page
    {
        
        SqlConnection con = new SqlConnection(ConfigurationSettings.AppSettings["ConnectionString"]);
        protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            if (!IsPostBack)
            {
                BindData();
                //DropDownListBIND();
            }
        }
         private void BindData()
        {
            try
            {
               
                SqlDataAdapter da = new SqlDataAdapter("SELECT * FROM websites", con);
                DataTable dt = new DataTable();
                da.Fill(dt);
                GridView1.DataSource = dt;
                GridView1.DataBind();
            }
            catch (Exception ex)
            {
                //con.Close();        
                Response.Write(ex.Message);
            }
        }
 
        protected void GridView1_RowEditing(object sender, GridViewEditEventArgs e)
        {
            try
            {
                GridView1.EditIndex = e.NewEditIndex;
                BindData();
            }
            catch (Exception ex)
            {
                //con.Close();
                Response.Write(ex.Message);
            }
        }
 
        protected void GridView1_RowCancelingEdit(object sender, GridViewCancelEditEventArgs e)
        {
 
            try
            {
                GridView1.EditIndex = -1;
                BindData();
            }
            catch (Exception ex)
            {
                //con.Close();
                Response.Write(ex.Message);
            }
        }
 
        protected void GridView1_RowUpdating(object sender, GridViewUpdateEventArgs e)
        {
            try
            {
                
                DropDownList ddlTemp = GridView1.Rows[0].Cells[4].FindControl("DropDownList1") as DropDownList;       
                string  NOOFPAGES= ddlTemp.SelectedValue.ToString();
      
 
                if (((LinkButton)GridView1.Rows[0].Cells[0].Controls[0]).Text == "Insert")
                {
                    
                    SqlCommand cmd = new SqlCommand();
 
                    cmd.CommandText = "INSERT INTO websites(webname,weburl,NOOFPAGES,LINKSPERPAGE,STATICURL,ADMINLINKSPERPAGE) VALUES(@webname,@weburl,@NOOFPAGES,@LINKSPERPAGE,@STATICURL,@ADMINLINKSPERPAGE)";
                    cmd.Parameters.Add("@webname", SqlDbType.NVarChar).Value = ((TextBox)GridView1.Rows[0].Cells[2].Controls[0]).Text;
 
                    cmd.Parameters.Add("@weburl", SqlDbType.NVarChar).Value = ((TextBox)GridView1.Rows[0].Cells[3].Controls[0]).Text;
                    cmd.Parameters.Add("@NOOFPAGES", SqlDbType.NVarChar).Value = NOOFPAGES;
                        
 
                    cmd.Parameters.Add("@LINKSPERPAGE", SqlDbType.NVarChar).Value = ((TextBox)GridView1.Rows[0].Cells[5].Controls[0]).Text;
                    cmd.Parameters.Add("@STATICURL", SqlDbType.NVarChar).Value = ((TextBox)GridView1.Rows[0].Cells[6].Controls[0]).Text;
                    cmd.Parameters.Add("@ADMINLINKSPERPAGE", SqlDbType.NVarChar).Value = ((TextBox)GridView1.Rows[0].Cells[7].Controls[0]).Text;
                     
 
                    cmd.Connection = con;
                    con.Open();
                    cmd.ExecuteNonQuery();
                    con.Close();
                }
                else
                {
                    
                    SqlCommand cmd = new SqlCommand();
 
                    cmd.CommandText = "UPDATE WEBSITES SET webname=@webname,weburl=@weburl,LINKSPERPAGE=@LINKSPERPAGE,NOOFPAGES=@NOOFPAGES,STATICURL=@STATICURL,ADMINLINKSPERPAGE=@ADMINLINKSPERPAGE WHERE webid=@webid";
 
                    cmd.Parameters.Add("@webid", SqlDbType.Int).Value = Convert.ToInt32(GridView1.Rows[e.RowIndex].Cells[1].Text);
                    cmd.Parameters.Add("@webname", SqlDbType.NVarChar).Value = ((TextBox)GridView1.Rows[e.RowIndex].Cells[2].Controls[0]).Text;
 
                    cmd.Parameters.Add("@weburl", SqlDbType.NVarChar).Value = ((TextBox)GridView1.Rows[e.RowIndex].Cells[3].Controls[0]).Text;
                    cmd.Parameters.Add("@NOOFPAGES", SqlDbType.NVarChar).Value = NOOFPAGES;
                       
 
                    cmd.Parameters.Add("@LINKSPERPAGE", SqlDbType.NVarChar).Value = ((TextBox)GridView1.Rows[e.RowIndex].Cells[5].Controls[0]).Text;
                    cmd.Parameters.Add("@STATICURL", SqlDbType.NVarChar).Value = ((TextBox)GridView1.Rows[e.RowIndex].Cells[6].Controls[0]).Text;
                    cmd.Parameters.Add("@ADMINLINKSPERPAGE", SqlDbType.NVarChar).Value = ((TextBox)GridView1.Rows[e.RowIndex].Cells[7].Controls[0]).Text;
                   
                    cmd.Connection = con;
                    con.Open();
                    cmd.ExecuteNonQuery();
                    con.Close();
                }
                GridView1.EditIndex = -1;
                BindData();
            }
            catch (Exception ex)
            {
                con.Close();
                Response.Write(ex.Message);
            }
        }
 
        
        protected void GridView1_RowDeleting(object sender, GridViewDeleteEventArgs e)
        {
            try
            {       SqlCommand cmd = new SqlCommand();
                    cmd.CommandText = "DELETE FROM websites WHERE webid=@webid";
                    cmd.Parameters.Add("@webid", SqlDbType.Int).Value = Convert.ToInt32(GridView1.Rows[e.RowIndex].Cells[1].Text);
                    cmd.Connection = con;
                    con.Open();
                    cmd.ExecuteNonQuery();
                    con.Close();
                    BindData();
                
            }
            catch (Exception ex)
            {
                con.Close();
                Response.Write(ex.Message);
            }
 
        }
     
 
        protected void AddNew_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
             try
             {
 
                 SqlDataAdapter da = new SqlDataAdapter("SELECT webid,webname,weburl,NOOFPAGES,LINKSPERPAGE,STATICURL,ADMINLINKSPERPAGE FROM websites", con);
                 DataTable dt = new DataTable();
                 da.Fill(dt);
 
                 DataRow dr = dt.NewRow();
                 dt.Rows.InsertAt(dr, 0);
 
                 GridView1.EditIndex = 0;
                 GridView1.DataSource = dt;
                 GridView1.DataBind();
 
                 ((LinkButton)GridView1.Rows[0].Cells[0].Controls[0]).Text = "Insert";
             }
             catch (Exception ex)
             {
                 con.Close();
                 Response.Write(ex.Message);
             }
        }
 
        protected void GridView1_SelectedIndexChanged(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
 
        }
 
        protected void GridView1_RowCreated(object sender, GridViewRowEventArgs e)
        {
 
        }
 
        protected void GridView1_SelectedIndexChanged1(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
 
        }
        protected void GridView1_PageIndexChanging1(object sender, GridViewPageEventArgs e)
        {
            // Increment Page Index  
            GridView1.EditIndex = -1;
            GridView1.PageIndex = e.NewPageIndex;
 
            BindData();
        }
 
 
       
    }
}
    
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
//.aspx file
 
 
<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeBehind="Managewebsite.aspx.cs" Inherits="CLRMS.ManageWebsites" MasterPageFile="~/Site1.Master"%>
 
 
 
 
<asp:Content ID="Content1" ContentPlaceHolderID="ContentPlaceHolder1" Runat="Server">
    <table class="style1">
        <tr>
            <td>
                &nbsp;</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>
    <asp:Button ID="AddNew" runat="server" Text="Add New" 
    onclick="AddNew_Click" />
            </td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>
                &nbsp;</td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
            <td>
                <asp:GridView ID="GridView1" runat="server" AutoGenerateColumns="False" 
                    CellPadding="4" DataKeyNames="WEBID" ForeColor="#333333" GridLines="None" 
                    Height="16px" OnRowCancelingEdit="GridView1_RowCancelingEdit" 
                    onrowcreated="GridView1_RowCreated" OnRowDeleting="GridView1_RowDeleting" 
                    OnRowEditing="GridView1_RowEditing" OnRowUpdating="GridView1_RowUpdating" 
                    onselectedindexchanged="GridView1_SelectedIndexChanged1" Width="622px" 
                    onrowdatabound="GridView1_RowDataBound">
                    <FooterStyle BackColor="#5D7B9D" Font-Bold="True" ForeColor="White" />
                    <Columns>
                        <%--<asp:BoundField DataField="NOOFPAGES" HeaderText="NO OF PAGES" />--%>
                        <asp:CommandField HeaderText="Edit-Update" ShowEditButton="True" />
                        <asp:BoundField DataField="WEBID" HeaderText="WEB ID" ReadOnly="True" />
                        <asp:BoundField DataField="WEBNAME" HeaderText="WEB NAME" />
                        <asp:BoundField DataField="WEBURL" HeaderText="WEB URL" />
                        <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="NO OF PAGES">
                            <ItemTemplate>
                                <asp:DropDownList ID="DropDownList1" runat="server">
                                    <asp:ListItem>1</asp:ListItem>
                                    <asp:ListItem>2</asp:ListItem>
                                    <asp:ListItem>3</asp:ListItem>
                                    <asp:ListItem>4</asp:ListItem>
                                    <asp:ListItem>5</asp:ListItem>
                                    <asp:ListItem>6</asp:ListItem>
                                    <asp:ListItem>7</asp:ListItem>
                                    <asp:ListItem>8</asp:ListItem>
                                    <asp:ListItem>9</asp:ListItem>
                                    <asp:ListItem>10</asp:ListItem>
                                    <asp:ListItem>11</asp:ListItem>
                                    <asp:ListItem>12</asp:ListItem>
                                    <asp:ListItem>13</asp:ListItem>
                                    <asp:ListItem>14</asp:ListItem>
                                    <asp:ListItem>15</asp:ListItem>
                                    <asp:ListItem>16</asp:ListItem>
                                    <asp:ListItem>17</asp:ListItem>
                                    <asp:ListItem>18</asp:ListItem>
                                    <asp:ListItem>19</asp:ListItem>
                                    <asp:ListItem>20</asp:ListItem>
                                </asp:DropDownList>
                            </ItemTemplate>
                        </asp:TemplateField>
                        <asp:BoundField DataField="LINKSPERPAGE" HeaderText="LINKS PER PAGE" />      
                         <asp:BoundField DataField="STATICURL" HeaderText="STATIC URL" />       
                         <asp:BoundField DataField="ADMINLINKSPERPAGE" HeaderText="ADMIN LINKS PER PAGE" />             
                        <asp:CommandField HeaderText="Delete" ShowDeleteButton="True" />
                    </Columns>
                    <RowStyle BackColor="#F7F6F3" ForeColor="#333333" />
                    <EditRowStyle BackColor="#999999" />
                    <SelectedRowStyle BackColor="#E2DED6" Font-Bold="True" ForeColor="#333333" />
                    <PagerStyle BackColor="#284775" ForeColor="White" HorizontalAlign="Center" />
                    <HeaderStyle BackColor="#5D7B9D" Font-Bold="True" ForeColor="White" />
                    <AlternatingRowStyle BackColor="White" ForeColor="#284775" />
                </asp:GridView>
            </td>
        </tr>
    </table>
   
</asp:Content>

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puneetdudeja earned 500 total points
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You are not binding your dropdownlist to the value you are fetching from your datasource.
Set the SelectedValue of your dropdownlist as shown in the following code snippet I have modified for you:


void GridView1_RowDataBound(object sender, GridViewRowEventArgs e)
        {
            DropDownList ddlTemp = e.Row.Cells[4].FindControl("DropDownList1") as DropDownList;
            ddlTemp.Items.FindByText(((DataRowView)e.Row.DataItem)["NOOFPAGES"].ToString()).Selected = true;
 
        }

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by:psaini172000
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Thanks puneetdudeja:
i wiil try for ur code
and if it will work, i will accept it as a solution

Thanks for ur response
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by:puneetdudeja
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I forgot to add a check in the code.
First time, the RowDataBound is called for the Header Row of GridView which will not contain your drop down list.
So also check for Row to be a DataRow and then only bind your Drop Down list.
Modified code is in the following Code Snippet:
void GridView1_RowDataBound(object sender, GridViewRowEventArgs e)
        {
if(e.Row.RowType==DataControlRowType.DataRow)
		{
            DropDownList ddlTemp = e.Row.Cells[4].FindControl("DropDownList1") as DropDownList;
            ddlTemp.Items.FindByText(((DataRowView)e.Row.DataItem)["NOOFPAGES"].ToString()).Selected = true;
 
        }
}

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psaini172000,

Please accept the solution if your problem is solved, or if you have any follow up questions or problem pleasea ask and then close the question.

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