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Datagrid with Multiple Select Checkboxes

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Hi,

I have a datagrid with a list of items, and I want to be able to have a column that contains checkboxes and then a button below that postbacks. On postback, I want to be able to determine which rows were checked. How can I do this without a postback for each checkbox being checked?

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<%@ Page Language="vb" AutoEventWireup="false" Codebehind="WebForm1.aspx.vb" Inherits="RadioButtonInDataGrid.WebForm1"%>
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
<HTML>
      <HEAD>
            <title>WebForm1</title>
            <meta name="GENERATOR" content="Microsoft Visual Studio.NET 7.0">
            <meta name="CODE_LANGUAGE" content="Visual Basic 7.0">
            <meta name="vs_defaultClientScript" content="JavaScript">
            <meta name="vs_targetSchema" content="http://schemas.microsoft.com/intellisense/ie5">
      </HEAD>
      <body MS_POSITIONING="GridLayout">
            <form id="Form1" method="post" runat="server">
                  <asp:DataGrid id="DataGrid1" style="Z-INDEX: 101; LEFT: 8px; POSITION: absolute; TOP: 8px" runat="server" BorderColor="#CC9966" BorderStyle="None" BorderWidth="1px" BackColor="White" CellPadding="4" AutoGenerateColumns="False" Width="144px" Height="22px">
                        <SelectedItemStyle Font-Bold="True" ForeColor="#663399" BackColor="#FFCC66"></SelectedItemStyle>
                        <ItemStyle ForeColor="#330099" BackColor="White"></ItemStyle>
                        <HeaderStyle Font-Bold="True" ForeColor="#FFFFCC" BackColor="#990000"></HeaderStyle>
                        <FooterStyle ForeColor="#330099" BackColor="#FFFFCC"></FooterStyle>
                        <Columns>
                              <asp:TemplateColumn HeaderText="Select">
                                    <ItemTemplate>
                                          <asp:Label id="Label2" runat="server"></asp:Label>
                                    </ItemTemplate>
                              </asp:TemplateColumn>
                              <asp:BoundColumn DataField="lastname" HeaderText="Last Name"></asp:BoundColumn>
                        </Columns>
                        <PagerStyle HorizontalAlign="Center" ForeColor="#330099" BackColor="#FFFFCC"></PagerStyle>
                  </asp:DataGrid>
                  <asp:Label id="Label3" style="Z-INDEX: 103; LEFT: 222px; POSITION: absolute; TOP: 35px" runat="server" Width="184px"></asp:Label>
                  <asp:Button id="Button1" style="Z-INDEX: 102; LEFT: 218px; POSITION: absolute; TOP: 70px" runat="server" Text="Display Selected Value"></asp:Button>
            </form>
      </body>
</HTML>

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Private Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
        If Not Page.IsPostBack Then
            BindGrid()
        End If
    End Sub

    Sub BindGrid()
        Dim connstr As String = "Integrated Security=SSPI;Initial Catalog=Northwind;Data Source=.\NetSDK"
        Dim cnn As SqlConnection
        Dim da As SqlDataAdapter
        Dim ds As New DataSet()
        cnn = New SqlConnection(connstr)
        da = New SqlDataAdapter("select * from employees", cnn)
        da.Fill(ds, "employees")
        DataGrid1.DataSource = ds
        DataGrid1.DataBind()
    End Sub

    Private Sub DataGrid1_ItemDataBound(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Web.UI.WebControls.DataGridItemEventArgs) Handles DataGrid1.ItemDataBound
        If e.Item.ItemType = ListItemType.AlternatingItem Or e.Item.ItemType = ListItemType.Item Then
            Dim r As Label
            r = e.Item.FindControl("Label2")
            r.Text = "<input type=radio name='myradiogroup' value=" & e.Item.Cells(1).Text & ">"
        End If
    End Sub

    Private Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
        Label3.Text = Request.Form("myradiogroup")
        Dim i As DataGridItem
        For Each i In DataGrid1.Items
            If i.ItemType = ListItemType.AlternatingItem Or i.ItemType = ListItemType.Item Then
                Dim r As Label
                r = i.FindControl("Label2")
                If r.Text.IndexOf(Label3.Text) > 0 Then
                    r.Text = "<input type=radio name='myradiogroup' value=" & i.Cells(1).Text & " checked>"
                Else
                    r.Text = "<input type=radio name='myradiogroup' value=" & i.Cells(1).Text & ">"
                End If
            End If
        Next
    End Sub
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