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ADO.NET Programming in Visual Basic™ .NET by Bob Howell, Steve Holzner

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Complex Bound Controls—ListBoxes, ComboBoxes, and the DataGrid

The complex bound controls allow the control to be bound to more than one column at a time. The DataGrid displays multiple rows of data from a DataTable. The ListBox and ComboBox can display a single column but multiple rows from that column.

ListBoxes and ComboBoxes

The ListBox and ComboBox controls automatically populate their lists from a DataSource. They can also bind their Text property to a column in a DataTable. A combo box is a combination of a list box and a text box. The text box can be bound to one column, while the list box can get its list from another table. Likewise, the list box gets its list from a DataTable. It can also bind its Text property (which is the value ...

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