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On a Win Form I have two combo boxes; one combobox is dependent upon another.
i have these code
C#
private void Form2_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
DataTable dataTable = objProdCat.SelectAll();
ddlCategory.DataSource = dataTable;
ddlCategory.DisplayMember = "ProductCatName";
ddlCategory.ValueMember = "ProductCatId";
        }
//another cb code below
private void ddlCategory_SelectedIndexChanged(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            try
            {
                if (ddlCategory.SelectedValue != null)
                {
                    objProdSubCat.ProductCatId = Convert.ToInt32(ddlCategory.SelectedValue);
                    BindSubCat();
                }
            }
            catch (Exception ex)
            {
                MessageBox.Show(ex.Message);
            }
        }

but the problem is it showing me this exception..
how to solve it??
Unable to cast object of type 'system.Data.DataRowView' to type 'System.IConvertible'
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first mention valuemeber and displaymember the bind datasoure as below code

private void Form2_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
ddlCategory.DisplayMember = "ProductCatName";
ddlCategory.ValueMember = "ProductCatId";
DataTable dataTable = objProdCat.SelectAll();
ddlCategory.DataSource = dataTable;
        }
 
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Muhamad Faizan Khan 26-Apr-14 6:23am    
when i am trying above code it show me only numbers why
Muhamad Faizan Khan 26-Apr-14 6:29am    
i debug above code. after ddlCategory.DisplayMember = "ProductCatName";
ddlCategory.ValueMember = "ProductCatId"; it going to objFrmProduct.Show(); not going to ddlCategory.DataSource = dataTable;why. i guess that why it is not working
[no name] 26-Apr-14 6:32am    
see this method "objProdCat.SelectAll();" where it is defined
[no name] 26-Apr-14 6:32am    
and that's returning list of values or not
Muhamad Faizan Khan 26-Apr-14 7:37am    
+5 fine but i am stuck with another error
Error is on below line
objProdSubCat.ProductCatId = Convert.ToInt32(ddlCategory.SelectedValue);

change it to
objProdSubCat.ProductCatId = Convert.ToInt32(((DataRowView)ddlCategory.SelectedValue)["ProductCatId"]);

refer Unable to cast object of type 'System.Data.DataRowView' to type 'System.IConvertible'[^]
 
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