Dropdown box from database

Discussion in 'ASP General' started by dw, Feb 9, 2005.

  1. dw

    dw Guest

    Hello. I'm trying to display thousands of people's names so a user can pick
    one. Is a dropdown the best way to do this? Is there a better way? I've
    never had to deal with that many names, so I don't know how it will affect
    performance. Thanks :)
     
    dw, Feb 9, 2005
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  2. dw

    dw Guest

    Thanks, Curt_C. That was an option, but we thought the DDL would be quicker.
    You're right, though. It's best to use a search. I'm thinking we'll send the
    user to another part of app to search and when they make the selection, we
    bring them back to the page.

    "Curt_C [MVP]" <software_AT_darkfalz.com> wrote in message
    news:%...
    > e-gads no.
    > Too mant for a DDL to be friendly.
    > Make a Search/Select function.
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    > Curt Christianson
    > Site & Scripts: http://www.Darkfalz.com
    > Blog: http://blog.Darkfalz.com
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    > "dw" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    >> Hello. I'm trying to display thousands of people's names so a user can
    >> pick one. Is a dropdown the best way to do this? Is there a better way?
    >> I've never had to deal with that many names, so I don't know how it will
    >> affect performance. Thanks :)
    >>

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    dw, Feb 9, 2005
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