The other way is to create a DataTable, put the --None-- as the first Row,
then read the datareader into the DataTable, and append the --other-- at the
end, then use that DataTable you created to bind it to the datasource.

bill


"Abdul Qadir Khan" <connect2aqhotmail.com> wrote in message
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> Hi,
>
> I need to add custom values and values from database in one DropDownList.
> e.g Assume I have a country dropdownlist like
>
> USA
> Canada
> UK
> --
> --
>
> These values come from database and I know how to bind with datasource.
The
> problem is I want to include some custom values at run time to this
> dropdownlist. e.g at the top I want "--None--" and at end I want
> "--Other--". How to do this?
>
> Thanks
> AQ
>
>
>