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NEED ASSISTANCE WITH DDL & TEXTBOX ASSOCIATE & INSERTION

Please review the attached code.    I have a DDL "CondBY" that when a selection is made it auto populates a TEXTBOX "EmpAP" with associated employee numbers from "EmpData".   When viewing the form on the local host when the name is selected both the name and employee numbers are rendered correctly; however, when submitted both table columns:   CondBY and EmpAP are filled with the employee number.   I need assistance with the code to get the "CondBY" selected name in as well.


cmd.Parameters.Add("@Dates", System.Data.SqlDbType.DateTime, 8).Value = DateTime.Now;
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@Station1", System.Data.SqlDbType.NVarChar, 50).Value = Station1.SelectedValue;
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@Ship1", System.Data.SqlDbType.NVarChar, 50).Value = Ship1.SelectedValue;
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@CondBy", System.Data.SqlDbType.NVarChar, 50).Value = CondBY.SelectedValue;
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@EmpAP", System.Data.SqlDbType.NVarChar, 50).Value = EmpAP.Text;
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@EmpAP1", System.Data.SqlDbType.NVarChar, 50).Value = EmpAP1.Text;
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@Doc1", System.Data.SqlDbType.NVarChar, 50).Value = Doc1.Text;
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@Doc2", System.Data.SqlDbType.NVarChar, 50).Value = Doc2.Text;
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@Discussion", System.Data.SqlDbType.NVarChar, 4000).Value = Discussion.Text;
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@InspBy1", System.Data.SqlDbType.NVarChar, 50).Value = InspBy1.SelectedValue;
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@Conmx", System.Data.SqlDbType.NVarChar, 50).Value = Conmx.Text;
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@APno", System.Data.SqlDbType.NVarChar, 50).Value = APno.Text;

        cmd.ExecuteNonQuery();
        con.Close();

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protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        if (!Page.IsPostBack)
        {
            FillDropdown();
        }
    }
    //Filldrop down
    void FillDropdown()
    {
        SqlConnection con = new SqlConnection("");// connection string;
        con.Open();
        SqlCommand cmd = new SqlCommand("select * from EmpData", con);
        SqlDataAdapter dap = new SqlDataAdapter(cmd);
        DataSet ds = new DataSet();
        dap.Fill(ds);
        CondBY.DataSource = ds;
        CondBY.DataTextField = "Name1";//Database table filed name for display in dropdown
        CondBY.DataValueField = "EmpNo";//display in textbox when select dropdown field
        CondBY.DataBind();

    }

    protected void CondBY_SelectedIndexChanged(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        EmpAP.Text = CondBY.SelectedValue.ToString();// get value form dropdown


    }

}

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Shaun KlineLead Software EngineerCommented:
Shouldn't this line
cmd.Parameters.Add("@CondBy", System.Data.SqlDbType.NVarChar, 50).Value = CondBY.SelectedValue;

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be
cmd.Parameters.Add("@CondBy", System.Data.SqlDbType.NVarChar, 50).Value = CondBY.SelectedItem.Text;

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if you want the displayed text in your dropdown list?
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BOEING39Author Commented:
The text is displaying both in the DDL /TextBox properly; however, it is just not being entered into the table correctly.    It is entering the employee number into both the name and employee number positions.   As I explained in the initial problem I have a DDL "CondBY" and a TextBox "EmpAP".   When the DDL name is selected the corresponding employee number fills the TextBox "EmpAP".   This all is rendering properly. However; when a submit occurs the employee number populates both the data columns "CondBY" and "EmpAP" data columns.   The employee name selected isn't going into the table.
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Shaun KlineLead Software EngineerCommented:
Sorry, I typed that last part and didn't catch my error. If you want the employee name saved to the database you need to use the SelectedItem's text property, as shown in the provided code. The code you provided is using the selected value when saving to the database, and when setting the EmpAP textbox in the DDL's SelectedIndexChanged event.
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BOEING39Author Commented:
Thx that took care of it.
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