DataGrid.SelectedItem Property

 

Gets a DataGridItem object that represents the selected item in the DataGrid control.

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

<BrowsableAttribute(False)>
Public Overridable ReadOnly Property SelectedItem As DataGridItem

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.DataGridItem

A DataGridItem object that represents the selected item in the DataGrid control.

Use the SelectedItem property to get a DataGridItem object that represents the selected item in the DataGrid control. This object can then be used to access the properties of the selected item.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the SelectedItem property to access the properties of the selected item in the DataList control.

<%@ Page Language="VB" AutoEventWireup="True" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Data" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >

   <script language="VB" runat="server">

        Dim Cart As New DataTable
        Dim CartView As DataView

        Sub Page_Load(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)
            Dim dr As DataRow

            If Session("ShoppingCart") Is Nothing Then
                Cart.Columns.Add(New DataColumn("Qty", GetType(String)))
                Cart.Columns.Add(New DataColumn("Item", GetType(String)))
                Cart.Columns.Add(New DataColumn("Price", GetType(String)))
                Session("ShoppingCart") = Cart

                ' Create rows and add sample data.
                Dim i As Integer
                For i = 1 To 9
                    dr = Cart.NewRow()
                    If i Mod 2 <> 0 Then
                        dr(0) = "2"
                    Else
                        dr(0) = "1"
                    End If
                    dr(1) = "Item " & i.ToString()
                    dr(2) =(1.23 *(i + 1)).ToString()
                    Cart.Rows.Add(dr)
                Next i
            Else
                Cart = CType(Session("ShoppingCart"), DataTable)
            End If 
            CartView = New DataView(Cart)
            CartView.Sort = "Item"

            If Not IsPostBack Then
                BindGrid()
            End If
        End Sub 'Page_Load

        Sub MyDataGrid_Select(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)

            Label1.Text = "You selected " & MyDataGrid.SelectedItem.Cells(1).Text & _
                ".<br />" & MyDataGrid.SelectedItem.Cells(1).Text & " has an index number of " & _
                MyDataGrid.SelectedIndex.ToString() & "."
        End Sub 'MyDataGrid_Select

        Sub Select_Button_Click(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)

            MyDataGrid.SelectedIndex = 4
        End Sub 'Select_Button_Click

        Sub UnSelect_Button_Click(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)

            MyDataGrid.SelectedIndex = - 1
            Label1.Text = ""
        End Sub 'UnSelect_Button_Click

        Sub BindGrid()
            MyDataGrid.DataSource = CartView
            MyDataGrid.DataBind()
        End Sub 'BindGrid

   </script>

<head runat="server">
    <title>DataGrid Selection Example</title>
</head>
<body>

   <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>DataGrid Selection Example</h3>

      <asp:DataGrid id="MyDataGrid" runat="server"
           BorderColor="black"
           BorderWidth="1"
           CellPadding="3"
           Font-Names="Verdana"
           Font-Size="8pt"
           OnSelectedIndexChanged="MyDataGrid_Select"
           AutoGenerateColumns="false">

         <HeaderStyle BackColor="#aaaadd">
         </HeaderStyle>

         <SelectedItemStyle BackColor="Yellow">
         </SelectedItemStyle>

         <Columns>

            <asp:ButtonColumn
                 HeaderText="Select Item"
                 ButtonType="LinkButton"
                 Text="Select"
                 CommandName="Select">

            </asp:ButtonColumn>

            <asp:BoundColumn 
                 HeaderText="Item" 
                 ReadOnly="true" 
                 DataField="Item"/>

            <asp:BoundColumn 
                 HeaderText="Quantity" 
                 DataField="Qty"/>

            <asp:BoundColumn 
                 HeaderText="Price" 
                 DataField="Price"/>

         </Columns>

      </asp:DataGrid>

      <br /><br />

      <asp:Button id="Button1"
           Text="Select Item 5"
           OnClick="Select_Button_Click"
           runat="server"/>

      <asp:Button id="Button2"
           Text="Unselect Item"
           OnClick="UnSelect_Button_Click"
           runat="server"/>

      <br /><br />

      <asp:Label id="Label1" runat="server"/> 

   </form>

</body>
</html>


<%@ Page Language="VB" AutoEventWireup="True"%>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Data" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Data.SqlClient" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >

<head runat="server">
    <title>Declarative BaseDataList SelectedIndexChanged Example</title>
<script runat="server">

      Function CreateDataSource() As ICollection 

         ' Create sample data for the DataGrid control.
         Dim dt As DataTable = New DataTable()
         Dim dr As DataRow

         ' Define the columns of the table.
         dt.Columns.Add(New DataColumn("IntegerValue", GetType(Integer)))
         dt.Columns.Add(New DataColumn("StringValue", GetType(String)))
         dt.Columns.Add(New DataColumn("CurrencyValue", GetType(Double)))

         ' Populate the table with sample values.
         Dim i As Integer

         For i = 0 to 8

            dr = dt.NewRow()

            dr(0) = i
            dr(1) = "Item " & i.ToString()
            dr(2) = 1.23 * (i + 1)

            dt.Rows.Add(dr)

         Next i

         ' Create a DataView from the DataTable.
         Dim dv As DataView = New DataView(dt)
         Return dv

      End Function

      Sub Page_Load(sender As Object, e As EventArgs) 

         ' Load sample data only once when the page is first loaded.
         If Not IsPostBack Then 

            ItemsGrid.DataSource = CreateDataSource()
            ItemsGrid.DataBind()

         End If

      End Sub

      Sub IndexChange_Command(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)

         ' Display the details of the selected item.
         DetailsLabel.Text = _
            "Item Number: " & ItemsGrid.SelectedItem.Cells(1).Text & "<br />" & _
            "Description: " & ItemsGrid.SelectedItem.Cells(2).Text & "<br />" & _
            "Price: $" & ItemsGrid.SelectedItem.Cells(3).Text & "<br />"

      End Sub

   </script>

</head>

<body>

   <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>Declarative BaseDataList SelectedIndexChanged Example</h3>

      Select an item: 

      <br /><br />

      <asp:DataGrid id="ItemsGrid" 
           BorderColor="Black"
           ShowFooter="False" 
           CellPadding="3" 
           CellSpacing="0"
           HeaderStyle-BackColor="#aaaadd"
           OnSelectedIndexChanged="IndexChange_Command"
           runat="server">

         <Columns>

            <asp:ButtonColumn Text="Select"
                 CommandName="Select"/>

         </Columns>

      </asp:DataGrid>

      <hr />

      <table border="1" style="border-color:Black; margin:0">

         <tr style="background-color:#aaaadd">

            <td>

               Details

            </td>

         </tr>

         <tr>

            <td>

               <asp:Label id="DetailsLabel"
                    runat="server"
                    Text="No item selected."/>

            </td>

         </tr>

      </table>

   </form>

</body>
</html>

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