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Binding a DataGrid to an empty Dataset in vb.net

Posted on 2004-11-29
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I have a Dataset with x columns but no rows, I want to bind this to a Datagrid and so the user can start populating the dataset.

If i just set the datasource of the datagrid to the empty dataset, the colums dont show up and i cant add any rows.

Thanks in advance

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pratap_r earned 1200 total points
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check the properties of the datagrid, do you see a + sign at the first column?, expand it and you will get the place to add the new row.

make sure you have set RowHeadersVisible property to true.

or simply bind the datatable to the datagrid instead of the dataset

Have Fun!
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Yeah sorry the dataTable is bound to the datagrid using the following line

 Me.dgMeta.SetDataBinding(dsLocalData, "MCSTable")


I dont get a any of the column headers shown even though i have their visible properties to to true.

is it not showing them cos i dont have any data in the dataset??

all i get is the row column headings, the first row heading is the one that would be in the top left inline  with the column headings and the next one is where the new row would be if there were any columns.

mark
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All sorted,

Was due to a poor bit of coding on my part,

Thanks for your help though.

Mark
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