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VS 2008 -- C# ComboBox "Display Members"

Posted on 2009-07-14
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How can I have two
"Display Members"
in a ComboBox ?

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 1. create new APP
 2. drop "ComboBox" onto form
 3. check "Use Data Bound Items"
      ** DataSource = anything
      ** Display Member = ItemID & Description
      ** Value Member = ItemID
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Éric Moreau earned 500 total points
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in your datasource, can you concatenate both fields togheter (Item + ' - ' + Description as DispMember) and bind the new column?

you could also use a fake combo box that displays 2 columns: http://www.emoreau.com/Entries/Articles/2005/02/Multi-columns-ComboBox.aspx
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by:finance_teacher
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I did a concat(.....) and it worked
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