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i had dropdown list in my page if i selected the selected vaue dosen't inserting into the DB it defaultly takes the first value in the dropdown list.

can any one help me to solve this probs
[no name] 6-Jul-13 8:18am
You seriously expect us to tell you what is wrong with your code without seeing it?
Adarsh chauhan 8-Jul-13 4:17am
Please share your code, only then we can tell you where you are going wrong.
Without seeing your code we can only make guesses..

i think you expect this one...

<asp:dropdownlist id="ddlCountry" runat="server" cssclass="textboxStyle1"
   AppendDataBoundItems="True"  >
 <asp:listitem value="-1">-- Select --</asp:listitem>
Bind the dropdownlist inside
// Bind your Dropdownlist Here
<asp:dropdownlist id="ddlCountry" runat="server" >
   <asp:listitem value="-1">Your Item</asp:listitem>
   //add line items here

But you have to know which you are going to insert, Value or item.

and in db you have to specify the datatype for that column whether int (for value) and nvarchar (for item)

DropDownList1.SelectedItem;     //it will insert the selected text
//it will insert value

Still if you need more clarification paste your code here.

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