DeleteCommand in GridView Not Responding

Posted on 2006-10-27
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
I have a gridview on me .aspx page and i'm trying to get the deletecommand to work. When i click it, the page gets refreshed but the item i clicked to delete remains both on the page and in the database. Below is an example of my source. I had it working at one point and then I changed some things around and it stopped responding.

        <asp:SqlDataSource ID="SqlDataSource1" runat="server" ConnectionString="<%$ ConnectionStrings:ConnectionString %>"
            SelectCommand="SELECT [UserName], [Email], [PermissionName], [LastLoginDate] FROM [vw_aspnet_UserInfo]"
            Deletecommand="DELETE FROM aspnet_Users WHERE UserName = @original_UserName">
            <DeleteParameters >
                <asp:Parameter Name="original_UserName" Type="String" />

Does anyone see where i'm going wrong or what i could be doing differently? I'm new to ASP.Net and so i'm still trying to get a hold of things.
Question by:NP2322
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Expert Comment

ID: 17822738
Hi NP2322,
can you post your gridview source as well?


Author Comment

ID: 17822939
just left work, i'll get it on here on Monday.


Expert Comment

ID: 17822972
Check the definition of your SqlDataSource.

If you're not using optimistic  concurrency, but have an updatable key-column then In the definition for your SqlDataSource you need to make sure that you have "OldValuesParameterFormatString="original_" defined.

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Expert Comment

ID: 17823243
rhen is probably right. the reason you see the page refresh is because the datasource is running the sql, but there's nothing telling it what that parameter is, so it doesn't delete anything.

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samme earned 250 total points
ID: 17826385
You can also try adding  ", UserName" in the datakeynames property of the gridview

Author Comment

ID: 17833858
Gridview source:

                    <asp:GridView ID="GridView1" runat="server" AllowSorting="True" AutoGenerateColumns="False"
                        CellPadding="4" DataSourceID="SqlDataSource1" ForeColor="#333333" GridLines="None">
                        <FooterStyle BackColor="#5D7B9D" Font-Bold="True" ForeColor="White" />
                            <asp:CommandField ShowDeleteButton="True" />
                            <asp:BoundField DataField="UserName" HeaderText="UserName" SortExpression="UserName" />
                            <asp:BoundField DataField="Email" HeaderText="Email" SortExpression="Email" />
                            <asp:BoundField DataField="PermissionName" HeaderText="PermissionName" SortExpression="PermissionName" />
                            <asp:BoundField DataField="LastLoginDate" HeaderText="LastLoginDate" SortExpression="LastLoginDate" />
                        <RowStyle BackColor="#F7F6F3" ForeColor="#333333" />
                        <EditRowStyle BackColor="#999999" />
                        <SelectedRowStyle BackColor="#E2DED6" Font-Bold="True" ForeColor="#333333" />
                        <PagerStyle BackColor="#284775" ForeColor="White" HorizontalAlign="Center" />
                        <HeaderStyle BackColor="#5D7B9D" Font-Bold="True" ForeColor="White" />
                        <AlternatingRowStyle BackColor="White" ForeColor="#284775" />

I tried adding "OldValuesParameterFormatString="original_", didn't seem to work. Any other ideas?

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