troubleshooting Question

Counting down years in a dropdown list

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dave_e_workFlag for United States of America asked on
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Hello, hope you can help, I have a simple dropdown list on a asp.net web page:

Dim i As Integer
Dim startyear As Integer = 2009
        For i = startyear To Now.Date.Year
            DropDownList2.Items.Add(i)
        Next

This works fine and lists:

2009
2010
2011
2012

But I am trying to get it to list the opposite way in the Dropdown:

2012
2011
2010
2009

I tried switching the code round like this:

Dim i As Integer
Dim startyear As Integer = 2009
For i = Now.Year To startyear
DropDownList2.Items.Add(i)
Next

but when I do, the dropdownlist shows nothing? Can you throw any light on this at all?

THanks in advance
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