Precise Control over GridView controls?

Hi.

When you create a GridView in visual studios and bind it to, say, an SqlDataSource, it automatically creates fields and templates according to the types retrieved from the data source. (ie, it creates a Label for number/string columns, checkboxField for booleans, etc). My question: How do I control precisely what WebControls/Fields are used for each column?

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Tombow


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Hi Tombow

Using TemplateFields you can control that explicitly.  See the Data Tutorial #12 at http://www.asp.net/learn/dataaccess/default.aspx?tabid=63 for more details.

Hope that helps.

Aaron


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agolden
4/28/2007 1:05:41 AM
Are you wanting to use an objectdatasource or a sqldatasource?
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4/30/2007 1:14:13 AM
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