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How to bind a string array to a drop down list

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I need to bind and string array to a drop down list .
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Question by:Ammar Iqbal
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by:Richard Lee
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Just bind as normal. The string becomes the value and the text.

<asp:DropDownList ID="ddlList" runat="server" />

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List<string> items = new List<string>
	{"One", "Two", "Three"};

ddlList.DataSource = items;
ddlList.DataBind();

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SAMIR BHOGAYTA earned 2000 total points
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Hello, You have to try this code

string[] myStrings = new string[] {"string1", "string2", "string3"};

DropDownList ddl = new DropDownList();

ddl = (DropDownList)e.Row.FindControl("ddlMyStrings");

ddl.DataSource = myStrings;

ddl.DataBind();
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by:AndyAinscow
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                 array<String^>^ ar = {("one"), "two", "three"};
                  comboBox1->DataSource = ar;
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by:AndyAinscow
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Oh, that is C++.net code - you posted into a C++.net area as well as C#

Did you require C# code ?
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by:Ammar Iqbal
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Yes I have done it already, Forgot to delte this question. Anyways I ma accepting your answer
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