Change datagrid header text

I have a datagrid and I need to programatically change each column's header text based on user's previous input.

I put the code in OnItemDataBound event like this:

 if (e.Item.ItemType == ListItemType.Header)

{

 for (int i = 0; i <= e.Item.Cells.Count - 1; i++)

 {

e.Item.Cells[i].Text = "something";

}

}

The header text did get changed, but it changed it into static text which is not clickable so sorting cannot be performed. How do I change the header text but still make sorting enabled?

It's been bothering me for a while now ... thanks a lot!

Penn

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4/19/2006 8:52:26 PM
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i am surprised it even changed for you.  I couldnt even get it to change at itemdatabound.  the only place i can change the headertext and have the sorting functionality still in tact is right before i bind the grid.  For instance:

dg.datasource=myDataReader

dg.columns(0).headertext="Change me"

dg.databind

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wysiwyg
4/19/2006 9:37:58 PM

That does the trick! All i have to do is to move the code before DataBind is called.

Thanks a million!!!!

Penn

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4/19/2006 9:52:10 PM
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