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gridview omitting <BR> in databound field

lyntron4545
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After doing a conversion from asp 1.0 to 2.0 I'm also upgrading all of my datagrids to gridviews.  What I'm doing is using a mysql query to bind it to a databound field in a gridview.  The datagrids were able to handle the <BR> and add the appropriate line break, however the gridview is actually adding <BR> to the text.  I've tried adding controlchars.NewLine within my concat function of mysql but that didn't work.  I also tried doing a .replace("<BR>", "****"), the '*' is for testing, during RowDataBound and PreRender but to no avail.

Any Ideas??????
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I solved my own question.

The solution was to convert the databound column to a template field.

Can I have my points back please?
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Hi lyntron4545,

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http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Dot_Net/ASP_DOT_NET/Q_21793827.html

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