Apr 29, 2011

Programmatically select an item in asp.net dropdownlist by text

Yesterday, I got following question:
Q: I have dropdownlist(say country) and the datasource is datatable having countryname, countrycode columns. I have to select proper country in dropdownlist from the text. I don’t have value(countrycode) to select. How can I do this?

Nov 12, 2010

jQuery: Common Operations on DropdownList (Combobox)

This post explains how you can perform common operations (like get/set selectedvalue, selectedindex and selectedtext .. etc) of dropdownlist (combobox) using jQuery. Let us take an example to understand:

Aug 28, 2010

Create Dynamic DropDownLists in asp.net

1. Create dropdownlist dynamically with autopostback property true
2. Keep dropdownlist during postback
3. Maintain selected value during postback.
Here is the sample for this.