troubleshooting Question

Save DropDownList Selected Value

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This may seem like a simple one... but after searching the internet I can't seem to find a straight-foward solution to something that should be simple...

How do you save the selected value of a DropDownList.

I currently have the DropDownList getting its data(list items) from a LINQ connection and that part works great in my EditTemplate, but ..

I would like to send the selected item within the dropdown to my database when I click the update button.  How can this be done??

Here is what I have for the ddl

<asp:DropDownList
DataSourceID="LinqDataSource2"
ID="d1"
DataTextField= "state"
DataValueField="state"
runat="server"
AutoPostBack="true"
AppendDataBoundItems="True">
</asp:DropDownList>
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