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Submitting a form for a dropdownlist

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 08, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

I have a dropdownlist for sorting a table as follows:

<% using(Html.BeginForm(Model.ActionName, Model.ControllerName, Model.RouteValues, FormMethod.Get))
{ %>
   <%: Html.LabelFor(m=>m.Sort) %>
   <%: Html.DropDownList("Sort", Model.Sort, new { onchange = "this.form.submit();") %> 
<% } %>

Which generates something like this:

<form method="get" id="form1" action="/mycontroller/myaction?param1=stuff&param2=otherstuff">
   <label for="Sort">Sort by</label>
   <select onchange="this.form.submit();" name="Sort" id="Sort">
      <option value="1" selected="selected">1</option>
      <option value="2">2</option>

Why does it submit as:


rather than:


Do I need to put param1 and param2 in hidden fields?

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