Repeater Control: How to change change font color of <TR> or <TD>

I have a Repeater control which displays customer orders within an Html table.
I need to dynamically change the font color of each <TR> row or <TD> table data tag. The color is stored in the same row I'm displaying, so retrieving the color value is not a problem.

Am I on the right track here :

My aspx page has the repeater control as follows:

<asp:Repeater ID="Repeater1" runat="server" DataSourceID="SqlDataSource_Orders" OnDataBinding="Repeater1_DataBinding" OnItemDataBound="Repeater1_ItemDataBound">

and my aspx.cs has this so far (not much really):

protected void Repeater1_ItemDataBound(object sender, RepeaterItemEventArgs e)
        //    e.Item.        // how do I use this to change the color ???

Can someone provide some guidance on this matter ?

Thank you very much.
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make the TR or TD a server controll

<td id="tdMyTD" runat="server">

THen in your repeater:



            System.Web.UI.HtmlControls.HtmlTableCell td = e.Item.FindControl("tdMyTD");
            td.Style.Add("color", "blue");

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5/3/2006 10:49:10 PM
Thanks. I'll give that a try. I was just thinking of trying the PreRender event as well and using FindControl() at that point.

5/4/2006 7:59:12 PM
Here's my repeater:

<asp:Repeater ID="Repeater1" ... />
    <tr id="trTagOrder" style="font:Arial; font-variant:normal; color:Black;" runat="server" > 

In my PreRender, my tr object coming up NULL :

protected void Repeater1_PreRender(object sender, EventArgs e)
           HtmlTableRow tr = (HtmlTableRow)e.Item.FindControl("trTagOrder");

or in the ItemDataBound event:

protected void Repeater1_ItemDataBound(object sender, RepeaterItemEventArgs e)
        HtmlTableRow tr = (HtmlTableRow)Repeater1.FindControl("trTagOrder");

What's up with that? I've done this a million times in a FormView Control's code-behind !
I'm sure I'm missing something here...
Thanks again,

5/4/2006 8:20:16 PM
Oops !!! I just added a check for Null !

This worked out :

    protected void Repeater1_ItemDataBound(object sender, RepeaterItemEventArgs e)
        HtmlTableRow tr = (HtmlTableRow)e.Item.FindControl("trTagOrder");
        if (tr != null)
            tr.BgColor = "Green";


5/4/2006 8:33:07 PM

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