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SelectExtensions::DropDownListFor<TModel, TProperty> Method (HtmlHelper<TModel>, Expression<Func<TModel, TProperty>>, IEnumerable<SelectListItem>, String)

Returns an HTML select element for each property in the object that is represented by the specified expression using the specified list items and option label.

Namespace:  System.Web.Mvc.Html
Assembly:  System.Web.Mvc (in System.Web.Mvc.dll)

generic<typename TModel, typename TProperty>
static MvcHtmlString^ DropDownListFor(
	HtmlHelper<TModel>^ htmlHelper, 
	Expression<Func<TModel, TProperty>^>^ expression, 
	IEnumerable<SelectListItem^>^ selectList, 
	String^ optionLabel

Type Parameters


The type of the model.


The type of the value.


Type: System.Web.Mvc::HtmlHelper<TModel>
The HTML helper instance that this method extends.
Type: System.Linq.Expressions::Expression<Func<TModel, TProperty>>
An expression that identifies the object that contains the properties to display.
Type: System.Collections.Generic::IEnumerable<SelectListItem>
A collection of SelectListItem objects that are used to populate the drop-down list.
Type: System::String
The text for a default empty item. This parameter can be nullptr.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Mvc::MvcHtmlString
An HTML select element for each property in the object that is represented by the expression.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type HtmlHelper<TModel>. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb384936.aspx or https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb383977.aspx.


The expression parameter is nullptr.

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