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Setting NavigateURL value using data binding.

Posted on 2007-04-08
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I am trying to get the value of a database table column and use it to navigate to a different web page.  I am using the following syntax which works.  It redirects to the new page and passes the value of "refurl" but it does not pass the value of "Story_ID".  

<asp:HyperLink id="show_story" runat="server"
NavigateUrl='~/view_story.aspx?refurl=default.aspx&story=<%# DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "Story_ID") %>

On its own, <%# DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "Story_ID") %> returns the value stored in Story_ID.

I am trying to use this in a repeater control on a asp.net web page.
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Question by:Mike_Stevens
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by:igor_alpha
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Hi Mike_Stevens,
In one of my projects I have same syntax of generating URL in repeater and everything work well.
Probably, you forgot to bind data to repeater?

Syntax must be such following:
Repeater1.DataSource = values;
Repeater1.DataBind();

If you use SqlDataSource or ObjectDataSource check out that it filling with values.
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viveksg earned 500 total points
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Try this mate.

<asp:HyperLink ID="show_story" Runat="server" NavigateUrl='<%# "~/view_story.aspx?refurl=default.aspx&story=" + DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "Story_ID")%>'>Click Here</asp:HyperLink>
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by:Mike_Stevens
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Your code returns  "Conversion from string "~/view_story.aspx?refurl=default" to type 'Double' is not valid."

The "story ID" value is a numeric value.

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by:Mike_Stevens
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i converted the story ID value to a string and it works fine.   Thanks for the help

DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "Story_ID").tostring
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