Can you display data from a single row in multiple rows using a GridView?

I am currently displaying 3 fields in a gridview and it looks something like this:

First Name  Last Name  Age
========  ========  ===
Chris          Messineo    40
John           Smith         35
Tim            Jones         30
I need to modify the gridview and display a bio, but I want it to display on 1 full line below each line, like this:
First Name  Last Name  Age
========  ========  ===
Chris          Messineo    40
Chris was born in a log cabin...
John           Smith         35
At the age of 10 John invented...
Tim            Jones         30
Mr. Jones was always a curious child...
 
Is this even possible in a GridView?  And if so, any suggestions on where to start?
 
Thanks a lot,
Chris Messineo
p.s.  I still need to have sorting and paging work, although I do not need to sort on the bio info.
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Chris
3/5/2007 11:23:15 PM
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Dear, friend:

According to your scenario. i recommend you to create a FormView with two Rows. You can put the general GridView into the first row and put a Literal control in the second row for displaying the bio info

I hope the above information will be helpful. If you have any issues or concerns, please let me know. It's my pleasure to be of assistance


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Rex
3/6/2007 1:54:08 AM

Thanks for the suggestion, but I'm not sure it answers my question?  If I understand your answer, it would only give me the info for 1 person, but I need it for mulitple people.

So, I am still wondering, Is it possible to do this using a GridView? 

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Chris
3/7/2007 10:11:34 PM

Easy way is to use a DataList and you will be the real master and do whatever you want...

 


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limno
3/7/2007 10:43:21 PM
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