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How to get the value of comboBox? My code are as follows; In XAML I have this

 <ComboBox Height="23" Name="cmbDescription" Width="155" HorizontalAlignment="Left"
                              Margin="5,0,0,0" Grid.Row="0" Grid.Column="3"
                              Foreground="Red" FontWeight="Bold">
            <ComboBox.ItemTemplate>
                <DataTemplate>
                    <StackPanel Orientation="Horizontal">
                        <TextBlock Text="{Binding Description}" />
                    </StackPanel>
                </DataTemplate>
            </ComboBox.ItemTemplate>
        </ComboBox>

I want to read it to MessageBox Command as follows

MessageBox.Show(cmbDescription???);  How?
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Question by:Whing Dela Cruz
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is it not just cmbdescription.value
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by:Aruiz04
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You have to convert the selected item to the object type that you are binding ie:

let say your object is Product and has the property named Description

so you convert like this

Product p = (Product)combobox.SelectedItem;

MessageBox.Show(p.Description);
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masterpass earned 501 total points
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try,

cmbDescription.Selection.Value.ToString() ;

hope this helps!
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by:Whing Dela Cruz
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Thanks!
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