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Combobox Set Selected Item from DataContext

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :WPF

i have a listview that houses a gridview .

I have the first column as combobox column defined in the datatemplated of the firstcolumn

I have set the Datacontext of the listview to a datatable having the folowing columns

Code,Name ,age.

i am able to set the binding for the 2 textboxes .

Here , the Code combobox has a set of allowed values that i am fetching from the Db as a datatable again .

now my requirement here is

1) to set the Itemsource of the combobox to the datatable. so that it has all the allowed codevalues.

2) the comboxbox for that particular row must show the (Selecteditem) corresponding value from the dataset of the Listview.

I am unable to set it itemsource directly because its in the datatemplate.

and i am unable to set binding to the selected item too.

Any help?

I tried setting the SelectedValue="{Binding Path=Code}" And its successfully getting the value.

But because i am unable to set the itemsource of it . i have written a Loaded event of the combobox and there i am settin the itemsource of it.

Hence Because of this. The selected value of the combobox is gettin overridden and is reset to null wheni am setting the itemsource.

i just need a way to set the itemsource first and then the binding to fire.


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