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hi friends i have a drop down with months and i have a asp calender , I need to show calender with selected month from drop down

<asp:DropDownList ID="MonthDropdownlist" runat="server">
<asp:ListItem Text="Select" Value="0">
<asp:ListItem Text="Jan" Value="1">
<asp:ListItem Text="Feb" Value="2">
<asp:ListItem Text="Mar" Value="3">
<asp:ListItem Text="Apr" Value="4">
<asp:ListItem Text="May" Value="5">
<asp:ListItem Text="Jun" Value="6">
<asp:ListItem Text="July" Value="7">
<asp:ListItem Text="Aug" Value="8">
<asp:ListItem Text="Sept" Value="9">
<asp:ListItem Text="Oct" Value="10">
<asp:ListItem Text="Nov" Value="11">
<asp:ListItem Text="Dec" Value="12">            

<asp:Calendar Width="90%" ID="JobsCalender" runat="server" OnDayRender="JobsCalender_DayRender">

[edit]Pre tag added - Amit[/edit]
Posted 5-May-13 20:49pm
Updated 5-May-13 21:04pm
Prasad Khandekar 6-May-13 3:20am
Wire a OnSelectedIndexChanged handler for DropDownList with AutoPostBack as true and in the server side handler create a new date which will be the first day of selected month & current year and assign it to selectedDate property of Calendar.

DateTime curDate = DateTime.Today;
DateTime firstDay = new DateTime(curDate.Year, curDate.Month, 1);
JobsCalendar.SelectedDate = furstDay;

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Solution 1

Use the SelectionChanged event of the calendar:

void Selection_Change(Object sender, EventArgs e)
         // update your DropDownList here...

To update the dropdownlist, use something like this:

DropDownList1.SelectedIndex = DropDownList1.Items.IndexOf(TheMonthInCalendarControl);
// extract the month from your calendar control and use it to set the dropdownlist SelectedIndex

[The tag on the question said C# so the answer is in C# (rather than Javascript)]

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Solution 2

Get a asp: calender and a dropdownlist like bellow.........

<asp:calendar id="DateTimePicker" runat="server" onselectionchanged="DateTimePicker_SelectionChanged" xmlns:asp="#unknown">

<asp:dropdownlist id="ddlCalender" runat="server" height="22px" width="260px" xmlns:asp="#unknown">
<asp:listitem selected="True" value="">Select

and write code .aspx.cs page bellow...................

protected void DateTimePicker_SelectionChanged(object sender, EventArgs e)
string month = GetMonthName(DateTimePicker.SelectedDate);

ddlCalender.SelectedItem.Text = month.ToString();
catch (Exception ex)
throw ex;
public static string GetMonthName(DateTime givenDate)
var formatInfoinfo = new DateTimeFormatInfo();
string[] monthName = formatInfoinfo.MonthNames;
return monthName[givenDate.Month - 1];
siva575 6-May-13 6:15am
thanks Rahim

I want to show the calender with selected month from Drop Down list

Can u help me out

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