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I have a page where i want to read the xmlfile and bind the data of it to a dropdownlist .
I am able to read the xml file but how i bind the data .
My xml file is like

i want to bind the field name in one dropdown and op in other .
Posted 21-Mar-13 19:09pm

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Solution 1

Try this:
public DataTable fnXMLToDataTable(string filePath)
    //create the DataTable that will hold the data
    DataTable table = new DataTable("XmlData");
        //open the file using a Stream
        using(Stream stream = new  FileStream(filePath, FileMode.Open, FileAccess.Read))
            //create the table with the appropriate column names
            table.Columns.Add("Name", typeof(string));
            table.Columns.Add("Code", typeof(int));
            //use ReadXml to read the XML stream
            //return the results
            return table;
    catch (Exception ex)
        return null;
Now call the function and pass XML file Path. Like:
protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
     DataTable dt = fnXMLToDataTable("MyFilePath")
          DropDownList1.DataSource = dt;
          DropDownList1.DataTextField = "Name";
          DropDownList1.DataValueField = "Code";

Vimalrashamra 22-Mar-13 22:19pm
Superb Thanks......
_Amy 22-Mar-13 23:40pm
Welcome. :)

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