Chapter 11. Collecting Input Using Drop-Down Lists, Radio Buttons, and Check Boxes

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In this hour, we will cover

  • Ideal times for using Web controls other than the TextBox Web control

  • Adding DropDownList Web controls to an ASP.NET web page

  • Programmatically accessing a selected value and text from a DropDownList Web control

  • Using the RadioButton Web control

  • Grouping related RadioButton Web controls

  • Using the CheckBox Web control

  • Programmatically determining whether a particular CheckBox Web control is checked

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In the preceding hour we saw how to collect user information through the TextBox Web control. The text box, however, is not always the best tool for collecting a user input. For example, imagine that you wanted to ...

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