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I created GridView Control and want to add radio button in the template. the UI is working, but I have two problems.

1. Let say it have 5 rows from the gridview, and I can select all 5 radio buttons...it is supposed to be one selected only
2. I want the radio button to carry two value. Is it possible? and how to do that?

I am beginner. please code me as clear as possible. 500pts here. this is c# asp.net 2.0
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Question by:riskyricky1972
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by:CtrlAltDl
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Put this in your Columns section of the GridView.   Then when you do a postback you would access the selected field with Request.Form["Employee"]
<Columns>
 
<asp:BoundField DataField="FirstName" HeaderText="First Name" />
 
<asp:BoundField DataField="LastName" HeaderText="Last Name" />
 
<asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Select">
 
<ItemTemplate>
 
<input name="Employee" type="radio" value='<%# Eval("EmpID") %>' />
 
</ItemTemplate>
 
</asp:TemplateField>
 
</Columns>

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by:riskyricky1972
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I want asp.net control, not html. I will have to carry this value to mulitple pages...It does not work
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by:digitalZo
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Add a groupname to those radiobuttons where you want only one value selected:

I didn't understand your 2nd question. Can you elaborate on it?

<asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Select">
 
<ItemTemplate>
 
<asp:RadioButton id="RadioButton1" runat="server" GroupName="MyGroup"></asp:RadioButton>
<asp:RadioButton id="RadioButton2" runat="server" GroupName="MyGroup"></asp:RadioButton>
<asp:RadioButton id="RadioButton3" runat="server" GroupName="MyGroup"></asp:RadioButton>
<asp:RadioButton id="RadioButton4" runat="server" GroupName="MyGroup"></asp:RadioButton>
<asp:RadioButton id="RadioButton5" runat="server" GroupName="MyGroup"></asp:RadioButton>
 
</ItemTemplate>
 
</asp:TemplateField>

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by:Pratima Pharande
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<asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Select">
 
<ItemTemplate>
 
<asp:RadioButtonList ID="RadioButtonList1" runat="server">
            <asp:ListItem Value="1">1</asp:ListItem>
            <asp:ListItem Value="2">2</asp:ListItem>
            <asp:ListItem Value="3">3</asp:ListItem>
        </asp:RadioButtonList>
</ItemTemplate>
 
</asp:TemplateField>

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by:CtrlAltDl
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think he only wants one radio button per row and I can't think of any way to do that with an asp.net control.
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by:CtrlAltDl
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Using HTML controls you can save the result of the radio button to an hidden field or session variable, so it can be used later in another page.  If that works let me know and I can show you how.
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CtrlAltDl: Show me how pls
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// This code is in the same page (or code behind) as your radio buttons
if (IsPostBack)
{
    //Save to a session variable
    Session["Employee"] = Request.Form["Employee"];
}
 
 
//This code is added to any page that needs to access the session variable
 
//Change the text label to use our radio button session variable
Label1.Text = Session["Employee"];

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Here is some documentation on Session variables:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/87069683.aspx
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