[thelist] .NET [C#], DropDownList, HTMLEncode

Chris at globet.com Chris at globet.com
Thu Sep 7 07:47:50 CDT 2006



> The thought is that it is *not* being treated as if it were 
> HTML-encoded. It is being treated as a literal string. So, if 
> you type "&", you will get "&" just as if you had 
> typed "asdf" and got "asdf".

To clarify: the input string *is* "ñ" the ouput string *is*
"ñ". What I require is that the input string *should be*
"ñ" and the output string *should be* "ñ". Hence my belief
that somewhere in the process of assigning the string value to a
DropDownList item via a ListItem object, an HTML encoding method is
being executed on the string.

Apologies, either my powers of expression or my powers of comprehension
have not been what they should have been over the past couple of days :)

Chris Marsh
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