DropDownList.LoadPostData Method (String, NameValueCollection)


Processes postback data for the DropDownList control.

Namespace:   System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

protected virtual bool LoadPostData(
	string postDataKey,
	NameValueCollection postCollection


Type: System.String

The index within the posted collection that references the content to load.

Type: System.Collections.Specialized.NameValueCollection

The collection of all incoming name values posted to the server.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the DropDownList control's state changes as a result of the postback event; otherwise, false.

The ASP.NET page framework tracks all the server controls that return true from this method call, and then invokes the RaisePostDataChangedEvent method on the DropDownList control.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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