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DropDownList for Inside UpdatePanel not firing on SelectedIndexChanged() event

P1ST0LPETE asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-09
Hi Experts,

Please review the attached relevant code first.

As you can see I am dynamically adding a DropDownList to a panel which is inside an update panel.  The DDL is being added to the page during page load.  My problem is that when I select a new item / change the selected index of the DDL, nothing happens - and I should be expecting the SelectedIndexedChange() event to fire.  Can you explain what I'm doing wrong?

<asp:UpdatePanel ID="ProgramGrid" runat="server" UpdateMode="Conditional">
        <asp:Panel ID="headerRow" runat="server" CssClass="HeaderRow" />
        <br />
        <asp:Panel ID="ProgramStages" runat="server" />
        <div id="HiddenData">
            <asp:HiddenField ID="hfRowComments" runat="server" />
            <asp:HiddenField ID="hfSelectedRow" runat="server" />
            <asp:HiddenField ID="hfRowCount" runat="server" />
        <asp:AsyncPostBackTrigger ControlID="lkAddRowAbove" />
        <asp:AsyncPostBackTrigger ControlID="lkAddRowBelow" />
        <asp:AsyncPostBackTrigger ControlID="lkDeleteRow" />

//C# adding DDL to UpdatePanel:

Panel stage = new Panel();
stage.ID = "Stage" + row;
stage.CssClass = "Row";

DropDownList typeDDL = CreateDDLCell(row, 2);
typeDDL.SelectedIndexChanged += new EventHandler(typeDDL_SelectedIndexChanged);
typeDDL.Attributes.Add("OnFocus", "CloseDropDown(); RecordBlastChillType(this)");
AddCellToRow(ref stage, typeDDL);


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