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Hello All,
I have a grid view.Inside grid view i have taken template field and i have put drop down list in it.I am filling drop down list on row data bound event.Now my problem is that i want select items value on selected index change of drop down when i select any item from drop down list how to get its selected value.

coding of filling drop down inside grid view
 DataRowView r = e.Row.DataItem as DataRowView;
                if (e.Row.RowType == DataControlRowType.DataRow)
                        DropDownList drptype1;
                        drptype1 = (DropDownList)(e.Row.FindControl("drpitem"));
                        DataSet fill = objitem.get_all_details();
                        drptype1.DataSource = fill.Tables[0];
                        drptype1.DataTextField = "item_name";
                        drptype1.DataValueField = "item_id";
                        drptype1.Items.Insert(0, new ListItem("Select", "-1"));

so how to get its selected value
Updated 29-Sep-10 1:52am
Hiren solanki 29-Sep-10 6:53am    
added 'pre' tags for code visibility.

what is drptype1.SelectedItem.Value returning
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Hiren solanki 29-Sep-10 6:32am    
is that a answer or another question ?, put your question in comment rather then in answer section.
I assume you want an event handler method to be executed in the CodeBehind when user selects a value in the DropDownList inside the GridView. To do this, I have the following suggestions:

After the line

DropDownList drptype1;
drptype1 = (DropDownList)(e.Row.FindControl("drpitem"));

Add the following line of code to add a SelectedIndexChanged event handler to the DropDownList:

drptype1.SelectedIndexChanged += new EventHandler(DropDownList_SelectedIndexChanged);

And, define the EventHandler DropDownList_SelectedIndexChanged in the CodeBehind as follows:

void DropDownList_SelectedIndexChanged(object sender, EventArgs e)
        DropDownList ddl = sender as DropDownList;
        if (ddl != null)
            string selectedValue = ddl.SelectedItem.Value;
            string selectedText = ddl.SelectedItem.Text;
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