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DropDownList.LoadPostData Method

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

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.