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I have databound a drop down list to get data from the database. Now i need to sort those values in Ascending order. How can I do this?
PS: I havn't used any coding to retrieve data from DB to dropdown list. Just added a SQL Data Source
Posted 23-Sep-12 19:38pm
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Solution 1

Whenever you are configuring the select statement
you can use ORDER BY button beside the column name selection.
 
There you have to set SORT BY which column.
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Solution 2

<asp:SqlDataSource ID="SqlDataSource1" runat="server"
        ConnectionString="<%$ ConnectionStrings:DMSConnectionString %>"
        SelectCommand="SELECT * FROM [AppSetting] ORDER BY [SettingID]"></asp:SqlDataSource>
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