Click here to Skip to main content
13,097,225 members (64,871 online)
Rate this:
Please Sign up or sign in to vote.
Dear programming community,

I am trying to populate the dropdown list by calling a method from the controller.
The reason why i am doing this is because i want to pass it an id and therefore ill be getting a different list for each record.


grid.Column(header: "Wards", format: @<text>@Html.DropDownList(@Url.Action("getDoctorsWards", "Doctor", new { id = 1 }), "Ward_id")</text>)


public ViewResult getDoctorsWards(int id)
            var myModel = db.Wards.Where(a => a.Doctor.Doctor_id == id).ToList();
            return View(myModel);

Any comments or suggestions are welcome.
Posted 8-Mar-13 0:13am
Updated 8-Mar-13 0:16am

1 solution

Rate this: bad
Please Sign up or sign in to vote.

Solution 1

You have to return the result in JSON format from controller. Then at the client side use JQuery to populate the values in the dropdown list using the JSON resultset.

This content, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

  Print Answers RSS
Top Experts
Last 24hrsThis month

Advertise | Privacy |
Web01 | 2.8.170813.1 | Last Updated 8 Mar 2013
Copyright © CodeProject, 1999-2017
All Rights Reserved. Terms of Service
Layout: fixed | fluid

CodeProject, 503-250 Ferrand Drive Toronto Ontario, M3C 3G8 Canada +1 416-849-8900 x 100