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Dropdown list creating values from current year

Posted on 2011-03-09
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I am using dot net and I want to create a dropdown list that contains the current year and the next ten years. I am not sure how to populate the table.  

Something like below which does not work.

    <asp:DropDownList ID="DropDownList1" runat="server">
                <asp:ListItem Value="=year(getdate())"></asp:ListItem>
                 <asp:ListItem Value="=year(getdate() + 1)"></asp:ListItem>
            </asp:DropDownList>
     

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Tuyau2poil earned 2000 total points
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populate your DDL with codebehind :

 Dim intYear As Integer
    Dim intStart As Integer = DateTime.Now.Year
    Dim intEnd As Integer = DateTime.Now.Year + 10
 
    For intYear = intStart To intEnd
        DropDownList1.Items.Add(intYear.ToString())
    Next
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by:kw66722
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that worked.  I created a control and up the code in the init event.
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