Occurs when a row's Edit button is clicked, but before the GridView control enters edit mode.
Assembly: System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
The GridView control enters edit mode. This enables you to provide an event-handling method that performs a custom routine, such as canceling the edit operation, whenever this event occurs.event is raised when a row's Edit button is clicked, but before the
A GridViewEditEventArgs object is passed to the event-handling method, which enables you to determine the index of the current row and to indicate that the edit operation should be canceled. To cancel the edit operation, set the Cancel property of the GridViewEditEventArgs object to true.
For more information about handling events, see NIB: Consuming Events.
The following example demonstrates how to use theevent to put a row in edit mode when the data source is set programmatically.
The following example demonstrates how to use theevent to cancel the editing operation if the user attempts to edit the record for a company in the United States.
Available since 2.0