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DropDownList and DataColumn comparison

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Hi there.

I am looking to set a DropDownList value dependant on what a column value is for a corresponding DataTable, but I don't know how to set the equality here.

e.g.

dropDownList.SelectedItem.Value = thisRow["column_value"];

Currently the column_value is an integer value between 1 and 6 and it corresponds with the six possible choices in the DropDownList. So how do I accomplish this please?

I am finding it (obviously) simple to assign column_values from the DataTable to the likes of TextBoxes and Labels but the DropDownList has me a bit stumped.

Thank you.

M :o)
Feb 24 '09 #1
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nukefusion
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Isn't there a SelectedValue property that you can set?
Feb 26 '09 #2

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