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Adding to asp:DropDownList manuallly not working

Adding to asp:DropDownList manuallly not working

Adding to asp:DropDownList manuallly not working

(OP)
I am getting this message:

System.Web.UI.WebControls.ListItemCollection must have items of type 'System.Web.UI.WebControls.ListItem'. 'ListItem' is of type 'System.Web.UI.HtmlControls.HtmlGenericControl'.

My aspx code is:

<asp:DropDownList ID="ddlPerson" ToolTip="" runat="server" >
<ListItem value="0">[Select Person]</ListItem>
<ListItem value="1">tfstom2</ListItem>
<ListItem value="2">cspear</ListItem>
</asp:DropDownList>

Why is it getting the ListItem from the other namespace? This is a normal .aspx page.

Thanks,

Tom

RE: Adding to asp:DropDownList manuallly not working

<asp:ListItem....

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