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Dropdown list sorting

Posted By:      Posted Date: May 22, 2011    Points: 0   Category :C#

I have two dropdown list controls in my form They both point to the same SharePoint list. The list’s default view is sorted by the ticker column. So the ticker dropdown is fine. However, the company dropdown is not sorted correctly. Following is my code to bind the two controls. I am looking for a way to sort the list dynamitically or I can bind the data to a per-defined view instead of the default view. Any suggestion is greatly appreciated.

//bind ticker dropdown control

SPList stockList = cWeb.Lists["Stocks"];

ddListTicker.DataSource = stockList.Items.GetDataTable();

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