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troubleshooting Question

reusing a gridview pager template

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I have a gridview that has a custom pager template. I also have some code in the page that creates some numeric links dynamically and adds them to the pager template and handles their events.

I would like to encapsulate this into a control so that I can reuse the paging functionality but change the columns the grid displays on different pages. I haven't got a clue how to do this. Please could you advise where I would begin

Here is the template. I know I could make this into a template class if that helps

<asp:GridView ID="GridView1" runat="server">



<td style="padding-left:10px;">

<asp:ImageButton ID="imgFirst" runat="server" CommandName="Page" CommandArgument="First" ImageUrl="~/Images/first_grey.gif" Height="14px" Width="16px" /></td>


<asp:ImageButton ID="imgPrev" runat="server" CommandName="Page" CommandArgument="Prev" ImageUrl="~/Images/prev_grey.gif" Height="14px" Width="11px" /></td>

<td style="padding-right: 3px; padding-left: 3px;"><span id="pnlNumberLinks" runat="server"></span></td>


<asp:LinkButton ID="lnkNext" runat="server" CommandName="page" CommandArgument="Next" CausesValidation="false" Text="Next" />

<asp:ImageButton ID="imgNext" runat="server" CommandName="Page" CommandArgument="Next" ImageUrl="~/Images/next_grey.gif" Height="14px" Width="11px" /></td>

<td> <asp:ImageButton ID="imgLast" runat="server" CommandName="Page" CommandArgument="Last" ImageUrl="~/Images/last_grey.gif" Height="14px" Width="16px" /></td>





Then in the page behind I have code for creating the links and responding to link clicks. For example here is a function for handling the click of a link button

Sub NumericNav_OnCommand(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Web.UI.WebControls.CommandEventArgs)

CurrentPageNumber = e.CommandName


End Sub


If I put this grid into a user control, how would i be able to change the columns that the grid displays on different pages? Do I have to do something more complicated than a user control?


thanks a lot

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