How to make description short ...

 Hello, I'm working on an app which displays some large body of text in a

datalist. The text can be up to 500 characters long which is long considering

I have records to bind possibly over 20. So what I want to do is

make the description shorter such as 

"This is a very long description ... the end" or something along those lines

whereas the user clicks on the ellipse (...) and the rest of the description 

shows up. Can someone help with this?

 Thanks in advance,

Programor


 

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 hi,

u should use hyperlink control to display discription.

in ItemDataBound Event of DataList u should do like

 protected void DataList1_ItemDataBound(object sender, DataListItemEventArgs e)
    {
        HyperLink hp = (HyperLink)e.Item.FindControl("HyperLinkControl ");
        string Description = DataBinder.Eval(e.Item.DataItem, "DescriptionField").ToString();
        string ID=DataBinder.Eval(e.Item.DataItem, "IDField").ToString();
        hp.Text = Description.Substring(0, 100);
        hp.Text += "....";
        hp.Attributes.Add("onclick", "<script> window.open(descriptionPage?id=" + ID + ");</script>");

    }

on dscription page u might use the following logic

  if (Request.QueryString["ID"] != null)
        {
            string ID = Request.QueryString["ID"].ToString();
            //Query database and Get Discription for this ID"
            Labe1.Text=//assign description
        }

 

 


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fshah
2/29/2008 12:39:46 AM

I think u can add a div under short description. Initially set the display none. When user click on short link then shows the div + catch the newly open div id & save it in a hidden control. So when user click another short description then hide the previously open div & show then current div. For example of UI u can check the googlereader concept.


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2/29/2008 5:53:37 AM
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