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Hi, I have the following codes which is trying get the selected item in combobox and convert it into string. But after I run my project it does not display the value as I expected. Below are my codes:

C#
dummyMeasurementDto.ProcessType = cmbProcessType.SelectedItem.ToString();
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Vivek Krishnamurthy 30-Jan-15 2:07am    
can you explain in detail what is the issue, what is it displaying ?

what have you tried ?
Atish K. Singh 30-Jan-15 2:16am    
Question is not clear? What you are expecting and what is it displaying?
deepankarbhatnagar 30-Jan-15 2:36am    
Not getting what you trying to ask?
Jamie888 30-Jan-15 2:50am    
I am trying to convert the selected item from combobox into a string so that I can display it. The "dummyMeasurementDto.ProcessType" is a DTO. I can get the item, just I cannot convert the selected item properly.
Vivek Krishnamurthy 30-Jan-15 5:28am    
"it does not display the value as I expected" - what are you expecting ? and what is it dispalying ?

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Try..
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dummyMeasurementDto.ProcessType = cmbProcessType.SelectedItem.Text.ToString();
//OR
dummyMeasurementDto.ProcessType = cmbProcessType.Text;


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Object selectedItem = comboBox1.SelectedItem;
String str=selectedItem.ToString();
 
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Jamie888 2-Feb-15 0:29am    
Yes. I have tried both methods. The second answer on the first tab "dummyMeasurementDto.ProcessType = cmbProcessType.Text;" seems to solve the problem. Thank you sir.

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