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GridViewRowEventArgs Class

Provides data for the RowCreated and RowDataBound events.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

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public class GridViewRowEventArgs : EventArgs

Before the GridView control can be rendered, a GridViewRow object must be created for each row in the control. The RowCreated event is raised each time a row in the GridView control is created. This allows you to provide an event-handling method that performs a custom routine, such as adding custom content to a row, whenever this event occurs.

Similarly, each row in the control must be bound to a record in the data source before the GridView control can be rendered. The RowDataBound event is raised when a data row (represented by a GridViewRow object) is bound to data in the GridView control. This allows you to provide an event-handling method that performs a custom routine, such as modifying the values of the data bound to the row, whenever this event occurs.

A GridViewRowEventArgs object is passed to the event-handling method, which allows you to access the properties of the row that raised the event. To access a specific cell in the row, use the Cells property of the GridViewRow object contained in the Row property. You can also determine which row type (header row, data row, and so on) is being created by using the RowType property of the GridViewRow object.

For more information about handling events, see Consuming Events.

For a list of initial property values for an instance of GridViewRowEventArgs, see the GridViewRowEventArgs constructor.

The following example demonstrates how to use the GridViewRowEventArgs object passed to the event-handling method to access the properties of the row being bound to data.

<%@ Page language="C#" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" 
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<script runat="server">

  void CustomersGridView_RowDataBound(Object sender, GridViewRowEventArgs e)
  {

    if(e.Row.RowType == DataControlRowType.DataRow)
    {
      // Display the company name in italics.
      e.Row.Cells[1].Text = "<i>" + e.Row.Cells[1].Text + "</i>";

    }

  }

</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title>GridView RowDataBound Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>GridView RowDataBound Example</h3>

      <asp:gridview id="CustomersGridView" 
        datasourceid="CustomersSqlDataSource" 
        autogeneratecolumns="true"
        allowpaging="true"
        onrowdatabound="CustomersGridView_RowDataBound" 
        runat="server">
      </asp:gridview>

      <!-- This example uses Microsoft SQL Server and connects  -->
      <!-- to the Northwind sample database. Use an ASP.NET     -->
      <!-- expression to retrieve the connection string value   -->
      <!-- from the Web.config file.                            -->
      <asp:sqldatasource id="CustomersSqlDataSource"  
        selectcommand="Select [CustomerID], [CompanyName], [Address], [City], [PostalCode], [Country] From [Customers]"
        connectionstring="<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthWindConnectionString%>"
        runat="server">
      </asp:sqldatasource>


    </form>
  </body>
</html>

System.Object
  System.EventArgs
    System.Web.UI.WebControls.GridViewRowEventArgs

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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