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Posted on 2007-04-05
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I would like to autopopulate the Password Field and make it only read only on a dataview.

I already have the script to make the password I just need to know how to bind it to the password filed my dataview looks like

  <asp:DetailsView AutoGenerateRows="False" DefaultMode="Insert" DataKeyNames="UserID" DataSourceID="SqlDataSource4"
                                             HeaderText="" ID="DetailsView2" runat="server" Width="275px" >
                                             <Fields>
                                          <asp:BoundField Visible=True DataField="Name" HeaderText="Name" ReadOnly="false" SortExpression="Name" />
                                          <asp:BoundField DataField="EMail" HeaderText="EMail" SortExpression="EMail" />
                                          <asp:BoundField DataField="Username" HeaderText="Username" SortExpression="Username" />
                                           <asp:BoundField DataField="Password" HeaderText="Password" SortExpression="Password" />
                                          <asp:CheckBoxField DataField="PrimaryC" HeaderText="Primary" SortExpression="PrimaryC" />
                                          <asp:CommandField ShowEditButton="True" ShowInsertButton="True" />
                                        </Fields>
                                      </asp:DetailsView>
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by:Sammy Ageil
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if you are getting your data from a database using the SqlDataSource you can use the BoundField property "ReadOnly" like this

 <asp:BoundField DataField="Password" HeaderText="Password" SortExpression="Password" ReadOnly="True"  />

Good luck
Sammy
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by:jui2ce
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No the problem is I have a function to Create the password. So before I do the insert I want to fill the password textbox with my random password giving them the option to change it or keep the random password.
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In that case you can use an item template instead of the BoundField
you can see a walkthru
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb288034.aspx
all you need is set a label to hold the password and you can get it by setting the text property of the field to your script "the one generating the password"
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