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GridViewSelectEventArgs Class

Provides data for the SelectedIndexChanging event.

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

public class GridViewSelectEventArgs : CancelEventArgs
public class GridViewSelectEventArgs extends CancelEventArgs
public class GridViewSelectEventArgs extends CancelEventArgs
Not applicable.

The GridView control raises the SelectedIndexChanging event when a Select button (a button with its CommandName property set to "Select") is clicked, but before the GridView control handles the select operation. This allows you to provide an event-handling method that performs a custom routine, such as canceling the selection operation, whenever this event occurs.

A GridViewSelectEventArgs object is passed to the event-handling method, which allows you to determine the index of the row selected by the user and to indicate that the selection operation should be canceled. To cancel the selection operation, set the Cancel property of the GridViewSelectEventArgs object to true.

For more information about handling events, see Consuming Events.

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

The following example demonstrates how to use the GridViewSelectEventArgs object passed to the event-handling method to cancel the select operation of a GridView control when the user selects an author with the last name White.


<%@ 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_SelectedIndexChanged(Object sender, EventArgs e)
  {
    
    // Get the currently selected row using the SelectedRow property.
    GridViewRow row = CustomersGridView.SelectedRow;
        
    // Display the company name from the selected row.
    // In this example, the third column (index 2) contains
    // the company name.
    Message.Text = "You selected " + row.Cells[2].Text + ".";
    
  }

  void CustomersGridView_SelectedIndexChanging(Object sender, GridViewSelectEventArgs e)
  {
        
    // Get the currently selected row. Because the SelectedIndexChanging event
    // occurs before the select operation in the GridView control, the
    // SelectedRow property cannot be used. Instead, use the Rows collection
    // and the NewSelectedIndex property of the e argument passed to this 
    // event handler.
    GridViewRow row = CustomersGridView.Rows[e.NewSelectedIndex];

    // You can cancel the select operation by using the Cancel
    // property. For this example, if the user selects a customer with 
    // the ID "ANATR", the select operation is canceled and an error message
    // is displayed.
    if (row.Cells[1].Text == "ANATR")
    {
        
      e.Cancel = true;
      Message.Text = "You cannot select " + row.Cells[2].Text + ".";
        
    }
    
  }

</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title>GridView Select Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
        
     <h3>GridView Select Example</h3>

     <asp:gridview id="CustomersGridView" 
       datasourceid="CustomersSource" 
       autogeneratecolumns="true"
       autogenerateselectbutton="true"
       allowpaging="true" 
       selectedindex="0"
       onselectedindexchanged="CustomersGridView_SelectedIndexChanged"
       onselectedindexchanging="CustomersGridView_SelectedIndexChanging"   
       runat="server">
                
       <selectedrowstyle backcolor="LightCyan"
         forecolor="DarkBlue"
         font-bold="true"/>  
                
     </asp:gridview>
            
      <br/>
            
      <asp:label id="Message"
        forecolor="Red"
        runat="server"/>
            
      <!-- 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="CustomersSource"
        selectcommand="Select [CustomerID], [CompanyName], [Address], [City], [PostalCode], [Country] From [Customers]"
        connectionstring="<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthWindConnectionString%>" 
        runat="server"/>
            
    </form>
  </body>
</html>


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System.Object
   System.EventArgs
     System.ComponentModel.CancelEventArgs
      System.Web.UI.WebControls.GridViewSelectEventArgs

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 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0
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