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Need advice to display selections: Infinite, 30 to 99999

Posted on 2013-05-15
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Hi experts
I would like some advice on a proper way to display in Winform the following:
They need to be data-bound to an object such that "Infinite" is represented by integer '0', "30" as '30', etc. (ie. 1...29 are prohibited.)

   Infinite
   30
   31
    :
    :
   99999

I guess I have two options: comboBox or domainUpDown.
Is it possible that when user types "I" or "i", then "Infinite" shows up immediately?

Thanks in advance.
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Question by:dominicwong
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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What you need and what you display are 2 separate items.  
0 will display 0 unless you override it and tell it to display infinite.. you also need to do the converse if the user enters Infinite then you pass back to the backend a 0.  You also need data validation to ensure the range of 1-29 is excluded.. or returned back to the user as an error.
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by:dominicwong
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Could you elaborate the meaning of 2 separate items. Thanks
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Used a comboBox and bound it to a Dictionary.
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by:dominicwong
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Managed to resolve it by using a comboBox and Dictionary.
Thanks anyway though.
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