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selectindex when binding to sqldatasource

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Liu Yan
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Liu Yan asked on 28 Aug 2008, 05:25 AM

I am binding to a SqlDatasource which contains tow fileds 'name' and 'val', when PageLoad,I hope to select one of the items via 'val' value.but it's not work. here is my code:

int index = RadComboBox3.FindItemIndexByValue(reader.GetString(4).ToString().Trim());
RadComboBox3.SelectedIndex = index;

do you have good idears? thanks

 

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Veselin Vasilev
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answered on 28 Aug 2008, 06:50 AM
Hello Liu Yan,

Have you set the DataValueField property to "val" ?
Also, you need to call RadComboBox3.DataBind() method before finding the item.
You can try also:

RadComboBox3.DataValueField = "val";
RadComboBox3.DataBind();
RadComboBox3.SelectedValue = reader.GetString(4).ToString().Trim();


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