I've got a DropDown which I populate from a database. When an item is selected I want to redirect to another page with the selected id, but the problem is it passes "1" no matter what was selected.

protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        Populate();
    }

    public void Populate()
    {
        OleDbConnection con = new OleDbConnection(
           "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0; " +
           "Data Source=" + Server.MapPath("connect.mdb"));

        con.Open();

        string strQuery = "SELECT A_ID, Title_eng FROM C_about";
        OleDbCommand cmd = new OleDbCommand(strQuery, con);
        OleDbDataReader reader = cmd.ExecuteReader();

        titleSelection.DataSource = reader;
        titleSelection.DataValueField = "A_ID";
        titleSelection.DataTextField = "Title_eng";
        titleSelection.DataBind();

        con.Close();
        con.Dispose();
    }

    protected void titleSelection_SelectedIndexChanged(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        string A_ID = titleSelection.SelectedValue.ToString();

        Response.Redirect("aboutEdit.aspx?A_ID=" + A_ID);
    }

this is the view source:
Title:<br />
<select name="titleSelection" onchange="javascript:setTimeout('__doPostBack(\'titleSelection\',\'\')', 0)" id="titleSelection">
<option selected="selected" value="1">WHO WE ARE</option>
<option value="2">WHAT WE DO</option>

<option value="3">Permanent Placements</option>
<option value="4">Temporary staff</option>
<option value="5">Training &amp; Development</option>
<option value="6">CV Writing Tips</option>
<option value="7">Jobs Titles &amp; Descriptions</option>

<option value="8">Looking for Talent?</option>
<option value="9">Looking for a Job</option>
<option value="10">Register</option>

Hello jellybeannn,
I guess you have to add to Page_Load event couple strings:

protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
       if(!IsPostBack)
            Populate();
    }

It should help you.

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