Multiple fields in a DropDownList

Discussion in 'ASP .Net' started by tshad, Oct 31, 2005.

  1. tshad

    tshad Guest

    Is there a way to do something like:

    if ShowUserRoles.Checked then
    UserList.DataTextField= "NameUserName" & " / " & "RoleDescription"
    UserList.DataTextField= "NameUserName"
    end if

    I could assign a variable to the Select statement that does it, but I would
    prefer to do it here, if possible.


    tshad, Oct 31, 2005
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  2. There's no good way to adjust the data once it's in the DropDownList.
    Therefore you should make the change in the underlying DataSet before you
    bind it to the DropDownList. It might be easiest to do this in your initial
    Select statement...
    Steve C. Orr [MVP, MCSD], Oct 31, 2005
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  3. tshad

    tshad Guest

    That was what I figured.


    tshad, Nov 3, 2005
  4. As steve adviced just trying doing e.g
    strSQLQuery = "SELECT id, " _
    & "RTRIM(email) + ' ' + RTRIM(lastname) AS name " _
    & "FROM contacts ORDER BY id;"
    Hope that helps
    Patrick.O.Ige, Nov 4, 2005
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