How to sort a collection to be used in DropDown List

18 Feb

I have a collection object (EmployeesCollection) for custom Employee class, In the Employee class there are two properties Name and EmployeeID. I want to sort the EmployeesCollection by Name and use it in a DropDown List (ddEmployees).


DataTable dtEmployees = new DataTable();



          foreach (Employee vEmployee in EmployeesCollection)


                    dtEmployees.Rows.Add(new object[] { vEmployee.Name, vEmployee. EmployeeID  });


          dtEmployees.DefaultView.Sort = “Name”;

          ddEmployees.DataSource = dtEmployees;

          ddEmployees.DataTextField = “Name”;

          ddEmployees.DataValueField = “EmployeeID”;






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Posted by on February 18, 2009 in Programming


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