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Return total number of records from a paged gridview

hi, ive got a gridview and im usiging paging. I can get the total number of records in the gridview
in the selected event of the objectdatasource :
CType(e.ReturnValue, DataTable).Rows.Count)

ive got a textbox where the user can filter a value from the grid. Im using the FilterExpression method of the objectdatasource. But i cannot get the records returned by the filter.
Any ideas????

thanks!
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arcross
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nisarkhanCommented:
myGridView.Rows.Count
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nisarkhanCommented:
if you need all records then you need to use the ReturnValue of the ObjectDataSourceStatusEventArgs or
SqlDataSourceStatusEventArgs while handling the datasource's Selected event.
Look at this sample for the code
http://www.webswapp.com/codesamples/aspnet20/dropdownlist_gridview/default.aspx
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nisarkhanCommented:
other way of doing is:

// If your datasource is DataSet

DataSet ds=new DataSet();

ds=GetRecords(); // Retrieveing records from database

lblRecords.Text=ds.Tables[0].Rows.Count; // this is your label displaying total records
Gridview1.DataSource=ds;

Gridview1.DataBind();

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arcrossAuthor Commented:
hi nisarkhan,
If  I use gridview.rows.count. It will show me only the records for the page of the grid Im in. I want the total number of records after ive filtered using the .ExpresionFilter method of the Objectdatasource. I can get the total records using "CType(e.ReturnValue, DataTable).Rows.Count)"

but that doesnt gave me the records filtered.

any ideas?
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nisarkhanCommented:
>>>If  I use gridview.rows.count. It will show me only the records for the page of the grid

try this.

// If your datasource is DataSet

DataSet ds=new DataSet();

ds=GetRecords(); // Retrieveing records from database

lblRecords.Text=ds.Tables[0].Rows.Count; // this is your label displaying total records
Gridview1.DataSource=ds;

Gridview1.DataBind();
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