[Gtk-sharp-list] Combobox clear and reload
henk at bbd.co.za
Thu Oct 9 12:58:37 EDT 2008
I am a total newbie to Monodevelop Stetic and GTK#. :blush: I have searched
high and low on the internet and this forum, don't know if I am looking for
wrong key words but here is my problem.
I want to create a ComboBoxEntry widget with employees in it, I populate it
with values from the database, nothing fancy and I managed that. However,
when a new employee is added I want to clear the ComboBoxEntry and recreate
it, I don't just want to append the new value at the bottom.
Here, to explain is a snippet of my code loading the ComboboxEntry:
protected void LoadEmployeeCombo()
//Load the employee details
DataTable datatableEmployeeDropDown =
foreach (DataRow r in datatableEmployeeDropDown.Rows )
string empnumber = r["empnumber"].ToString();
string nickname = r["nickname"].ToString();
string trim_nickname = nickname.Trim();
string surname = r["surname"].ToString();
string trim_surname = surname.Trim();
string employeeNumberAndName = ( empnumber + " - " + trim_nickname
+ " " + trim_surname );
HTEmpNocomboboxentry.AppendText( employeeNumberAndName );
//Add this to the top of the combo entry box for when a new employee
HTEmpNocomboboxentry.PrependText("New - type new employee number " );
As I said nothing fancy and you can see from the code I am a real newbie!
I would really appreciate any help with this.
Thank you very much,
Henk du Plessis
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