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How to bind dropdownlist from database in C# MVC razor code?

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Posted 22-Apr-13 6:08am
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Solution 1

Syntax:
@Html.DropDownList(<drodownlist name="">, IEnumerable Selectlist, html Attribute) </drodownlist>

Ex:-
@Html.DropDownList("lstGroupName", ViewBag.GroupName as MultiSelectList, new { @class = "groupDropdownlist" })

In these I am bind a list into that views controller & assign it to to the viewbag "GroupName".

In these if you have any question, Please let me know.
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Solution 2

in view

@Html.DropDownList("dropDownName",(SelectList)ViewBag.Category, "--Select category--", new { @class = "ClassName" })

in controller

ViewBag.Category= new SelectList(dbEntities.Categories, "id", "category");// select statement in ef

hope this help. please vote if helped.

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