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display only 50 character....in gridview

Posted on 2006-06-21
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I have a filed calll "description" in gridview.

I would like to display only 50 character of "description" and replace the rest of characters with ' .....'.

How can I do this in ASP.net 2.0 C#?
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Question by:jung1975
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by:kGenius
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  foreach (GridViewRow r in this.GridView1.Rows)
        {
            r.Cells[3].Text = r.Cells[3].Text.Substring(0, 50) + " ...";
        }

//where Cells[3] is your description field
//replace 3 by the column number (zero-based)
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place it  in GridView_DataBound

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by:jung1975
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but if I put a mouse over to the column , it should show the whole text? how can I do that? DO I have to use some kind of java script?
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word of advice...don't award someone points and then ask another question under the same question...especially one that's arguably harder than the original.  There's no point in us answering with the motivation of points gone, especially for those that didn't receive any.  If you really need an answer, you should start a new question.  (Not trying to be a jerk, just giving a tip).
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got your point.. forgot to split the point..
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