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GridListControl as CellType

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51764 Nov 13,2006 10:12 PM Nov 14,2006 03:12 PM Windows Forms 2
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Administrator [Syncfusion]
Asked On November 13, 2006 10:12 PM

if a have an string array but i want to use the GridListControl as a dropdown instead of using a choicelist how do i specify this.

what do i put for:

DataSource
DisplayMember
ValueMember

thks,
ak

Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On November 14, 2006 06:04 AM

Hi Adam,

You can convert the string array into datatable and load the datatable to the gridlistcontrol celltype. Here is a code snippet.

//QueryCellInfo event
e.Style.CellType="GridListControl";
e.Style.DataSource = ct; ///ct is coverted from string[] to Datatable.
e.Style.DisplayMember = "ChoiceListColumn";
e.Style.ValueMember = "ChoiceListColumn";

private DataTable ConvertToTable(string[] cString)
{
DataTable dTable = new DataTable("StringArray");
dTable.Columns.Add("ChoiceListColumn");
foreach(string sValue in cString)
{
DataRow dr = dTable.NewRow();
dr[0] = sValue;
dTable.Rows.Add(dr);
}
return dTable;
}

Sample : http://www.syncfusion.com/Support/user/uploads/DropDownScListControl_b388dc61.zip

Best Regards,
Haneef

Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On November 14, 2006 03:12 PM

thats what i am doing and (and it works) but i thought there might be an more elegant solution.

thks,
ak

>Hi Adam,

You can convert the string array into datatable and load the datatable to the gridlistcontrol celltype. Here is a code snippet.

//QueryCellInfo event
e.Style.CellType="GridListControl";
e.Style.DataSource = ct; ///ct is coverted from string[] to Datatable.
e.Style.DisplayMember = "ChoiceListColumn";
e.Style.ValueMember = "ChoiceListColumn";

private DataTable ConvertToTable(string[] cString)
{
DataTable dTable = new DataTable("StringArray");
dTable.Columns.Add("ChoiceListColumn");
foreach(string sValue in cString)
{
DataRow dr = dTable.NewRow();
dr[0] = sValue;
dTable.Rows.Add(dr);
}
return dTable;
}

Sample : http://www.syncfusion.com/Support/user/uploads/DropDownScListControl_b388dc61.zip

Best Regards,
Haneef

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