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Help with parsing and loading data in listbox

Posted on 2012-04-04
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Hello,

The data in my xml file is in the following format:

<Data>1-Data; 2-data; 3-Data</Data>

How do I load the data in a listbox in the following format:

1-Data
2-Data
3-Data

Victor
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zofcentr earned 500 total points
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Try this way.
1. Load XML using  XMLDocument example here: http://vbnetsample.blogspot.com/2007/07/read-xml-content-by-xmldocument.html.2.
2. Get inner text of your node into string  - example under above document link also.
3. Split this string using split funciton of String class - example here http://www.dotnetperls.com/split-vbnet.
4. Assign array returned by Split function to your listbox.
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by:vcharles
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Thanks, will try it an get back to you.
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by:vcharles
ID: 37805310
Hello,

When I try to pass the data from my textbox (1-Data; 2-Data; 3-Data) to the listbox using the code below,

 C1NSN.Text = dtNSN.Rows(0).Item("NSN")
        Dim tmp() As String = C1NSN.split(";")
        For i As Integer = 0 To tmp.Length - 1
            ListBox1.Items.Add(tmp(i))
        Next

I receive the following error:

'split' is not a member of 'System.Web.UI.WebControls.TextBox'.

How do  i fix this error?

Thanks,

Victor
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by:vcharles
ID: 37805319
Hi,

I got it to work with

Dim tmp() As String = C1NSN.Text.Split(";")

Will get back to you.
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by:vcharles
ID: 37805334
Can This also be done with a GridView instead of a Listbox?

C1NSN.Text = dtNSN.Rows(0).Item("NSN")
        Dim tmp() As String = C1NSN.Text.split(";")
        For i As Integer = 0 To tmp.Length - 1
            'ListBox1.Items.Add(tmp(i))
             GridView1.??????
        Next
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by:zofcentr
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Yes it can be done with grid.
Depending on grid you are using (datagrid or datagridview) you have to add column and then add rows with specific values in particular column.

HEre you can find some examples of using datagridview: http://www.dotnetperls.com/datagridview-vbnet.
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by:vcharles
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Thanks!
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