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Cast Category Selected from Insert/Edit Modes

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  1. Pierre
    Pierre avatar
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    16 Feb 2006
    09 Dec 2008
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    Hi,

    Could you help me to cast the selected Category from Insert/Edit Modes of GC Modules to use codebehind. I have tried many times using Recursive methods that work fine for other items like Titles or Author but nothing for cast this Category or Tags items added to my post.
    aspx

    <sfCtg:CategoriesField id="Category" runat="server" />

    cs
    DropDownList CatProj = (DropDownList)loc_Proj.FindControlRecursive(this.Page, "Category"); // NO CASTING

    other how cast the tags added?

    Thanks

  2. Ivan
    Ivan avatar
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    16 Jun 2015
    11 Dec 2008
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    Hello Pierre,

    as the markup suggests the control is of type CategoriesField and not DropDownList. So the correct code would look like this:
    CategoriesField CatProj = (CategoriesField)loc_Proj.FindControlRecursive(this.Page, "Category"); 

    I hope you will find this information helpful. Let us know if there is anything else we can do for you.

    Sincerely yours,
    Ivan
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