BKM BKM - 1 year ago 71
ASP.NET (C#) Question

The default '---Select--' is not coming in the razor drop-down while loading that drop-down on button click

The value is getting populated in the drop-down but the default value

is not coming on top of drop-down populated list.

@Html.DropDownListFor(model => model.HoursVal, new SelectList(Enumerable.Range(0, 24)), "--select--")

Answer Source

I think your issue is that HoursVal is an integer so it's default value is 0 and since your select list is new SelectList(Enumerable.Range(0, 24)) which has 0 value as well it will always be selected in case that HoursVal property is not set for a specific value. If for example HoursVal was int? or a string and you won't set is to any value (leave it null) your dropdown will select the --select-- option.

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