GridViewUpdatedEventArgs.KeepInEditMode Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the GridView control should remain in edit mode after an update operation.

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

public bool KeepInEditMode { get; set; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_KeepInEditMode ()

/** @property */
public void set_KeepInEditMode (boolean value)

public function get KeepInEditMode () : boolean

public function set KeepInEditMode (value : boolean)

Property Value

true to remain in edit mode after an update operation; otherwise, false. The default is false.

By default, the GridView control returns to read-only mode after an update operation. Use the KeepInEditMode property to specify whether the GridView control should remain in edit mode. To keep the GridView control in edit mode, set this property to true.

The following example demonstrates how to use the KeepInEditMode property to keep a GridView control in edit mode when an exception occurs.


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

<script runat="server">

  void CustomersGridView_RowUpdated(Object sender, GridViewUpdatedEventArgs e)
  {
    // Use the Exception property to determine whether an exception
    // occurred during the update operation.
    if (e.Exception == null)
    {
      // Sometimes an error might occur that does not raise an 
      // exception, but prevents the update operation from 
      // completing. Use the AffectedRows property to determine 
      // whether the record was actually updated. 
      if (e.AffectedRows == 1)
      {
        // Use the Keys property to get the value of the key field.
        String keyFieldValue = e.Keys["CustomerID"].ToString();

        // Display a confirmation message.
        Message.Text = "Record " + keyFieldValue +
          " updated successfully. ";

        // Display the new and original values.
        DisplayValues((OrderedDictionary)e.NewValues, (OrderedDictionary)e.OldValues);
      }
      else
      {
        // Display an error message.
        Message.Text = "An error occurred during the update operation.";

        // When an error occurs, keep the GridView
        // control in edit mode.
        e.KeepInEditMode = true;
      }
    }
    else
    {
      // Insert the code to handle the exception.
      Message.Text = e.Exception.Message;

      // Use the ExceptionHandled property to indicate that the 
      // exception is already handled.
      e.ExceptionHandled = true;

      e.KeepInEditMode = true;
    }
  }

  void DisplayValues(OrderedDictionary newValues, OrderedDictionary oldValues)
  {

    Message.Text += "<br/></br>";

    // Iterate through the new and old values. Display the
    // values on the page.
    for (int i = 0; i < oldValues.Count; i++)
    {
      Message.Text += "Old Value=" + oldValues[i].ToString() +
        ", New Value=" + newValues[i].ToString() + "<br/>";
    }

    Message.Text += "</br>";

  }

</script>

<html>
  <body>
    <form runat="server">
        
      <h3>GridViewUpdatedEventArgs Example</h3>
            
      <!-- The GridView control automatically sets the columns     -->
      <!-- specified in the datakeynames property as read-only.    -->
      <!-- No input controls are rendered for these columns in     -->
      <!-- edit mode.                                              -->
      <asp:gridview id="CustomersGridView" 
        datasourceid="CustomersSqlDataSource" 
        autogeneratecolumns="true"
        autogenerateeditbutton="true"
        allowpaging="true" 
        datakeynames="CustomerID"
        onrowupdated="CustomersGridView_RowUpdated" 
        runat="server">
      </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="CustomersSqlDataSource"  
        selectcommand="Select [CustomerID], [CompanyName], [Address], [City], [PostalCode], [Country] From [Customers]"
        updatecommand="Update Customers SET CompanyName=@CompanyName, Address=@Address, City=@City, PostalCode=@PostalCode, Country=@Country WHERE (CustomerID = @CustomerID)"
        connectionstring="<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthWindConnectionString%>"
        runat="server">
      </asp:sqldatasource>
            
    </form>
  </body>
</html>


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

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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