Re: Noob question - binding data to list box (system.data.datarowview?)

Discussion in 'ASP .Net' started by Lloyd Sheen, Apr 17, 2008.

  1. Lloyd Sheen

    Lloyd Sheen Guest

    "Arch Stanton" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > I'm trying to bind data in a dataset (obtained from an Access DB) to a
    > listbox in ASP.net. I know my dataset is being created properly because it
    > displays fine in a datagrid, but I can't get it to display in a listbox.
    > Here's what I'm trying:
    >
    > dgrDataGrid.DataSource = dstData.Tables("Manufacturer")
    > lstMake.datasource = dstData.Tables("Manufacturer")
    > Page.DataBind
    >
    > There is only one column in the dataset's table, and the datagrid displays
    > it the way I want. But my listbox just repeats the line
    > "system.data.datarowview" over and over.
    >
    > Any help is, as usual, appreciated.


    You need to tell the listbox what to display. The default is the .toString
    so you are getting the object type as each occurence.

    LS
    Lloyd Sheen, Apr 17, 2008
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