Web Forms :: How To Have 2 Cascading Drop Down Lists For The Same Drop Down List

Mar 12, 2010

How can I have 2 Cascading Drop Down Lists for the same Drop Down List?here is my problemi have 3 drop down lists read from database1- Schools List 2- Classes List3- Teachers ListEvery School will have more than 1 Class and more than 1 TeacherWhat I want is when user select a School from Schools Drop Down List then BOTH (Classes and Teachers) should be refreshed based on the School Drop Down List

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I've this problem, how can I set the default value for drop down list filled with cascading.

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I am currently building a web site and I utilize cascading drop down lists. I am having difficulty clearing two of my drop downs. The application is utilizing Visual Basis. Here is what I found through my research but they are not resetting my drop downs after a post back:

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I have 40 Drop Down Lists that I want to fill using an XML file. Based on what is in the XML file i will add an item to a specific Drop down list. I don't want to manually loop thorugh each control by name. the ids for all of the controls start with DDLSession and then they have a suffix such as A2 or B4. What I want to do in the C# Code is ads items dynamically to the control like this:


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I've been trying to get this to work for weeks. I am trying to use a cascading drop down to populate drop down lists. The service method is working as i'm able to view the data in the browser but when i run the application the drop down list is empty. see below for the service method.


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I have a model with a LOT of foreign keys. Right now, I'm populating view data:

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I really don't like this approach. For one thing, I'm supposed to just name the field the same thing and trust that it will get stored in the model. I don't really understand how that works but it's a little worrisome.

Secondly, my code is now a bit of a mess.

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The other issue is I don't see how I can test this. I've written a repository method that just maps the id values from the drop downs into the respective EF objects.

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Databinding methods such as Eval(), XPath(), and Bind() can only be used in the context of a databound control

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I have a gridview which can be filtered from one or more values in a querystring. That all works great: e.g. "?subject=Maths&authorName=Bond_James&type=Magazine"

The values passed to the query string come from 3 drop down lists: Subject, Author, Type. What I'd like is when the user presses "Filter" it will take the selected values from the drop down lists and pass them to the querystring - it could be 1 value, 2, or all 3 (like above).

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