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Recreating a dataset based on gridview

Posted on 2007-11-23
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Hi guys,

I need to create a dataset that mimicks the data I have in a gridview.  This is part of a custom sorting problem I am having.  

So far i have the code below, but it doesnt return the data that I see on my gridview.  Could someone please let me know how to copy the data??

Thanks in advance.
Phil

Dim dsCurrent As New DataSet

        dsCurrent.Tables.Add()

        For i As Integer = 0 To GridView1.Columns.Count - 1

            dsCurrent.Tables(0).Columns.Add()

        Next
 

        For Each r As UI.WebControls.GridViewRow In GridView1.Rows

            dsCurrent.Tables(0).Rows.Add()

            For i As Integer = 0 To r.Cells.Count - 1

                dsCurrent.Tables(0).Rows(dsCurrent.Tables(0).Rows.Count - 1).Item(i) = r.DataItem(i)

            Next

        Next

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if you need to get your datasource back from gridview then you can get it as following
DataTable dt = new DataTable();
dt = (DataTable)GridView1.DataSource;

now dt has all the data which you have bound with gridview.

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Ive ended up just using session vars to store the dataset.  The datasource becomes inaccessible once the page has been bound and Im trying to access it at a later stage. thanks for the help anyway.. have some points
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