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Posted on 2008-06-13
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I'm trying to create a skin for a gridview.  The problem is that the grid lines are the default color, not the color they should be as specified by my style sheet.  
Here's what I have:
In Skin file
<asp:GridView runat="server" SkinId="GridViewReportSkin"
    BorderColor="#996633" BorderStyle="Solid" BorderWidth="1px">  
    <HeaderStyle CssClass="MasterGridViewHeader"/>
    <RowStyle CssClass="MasterGridViewCells"/>
</asp:GridView>

In the Style sheet
.MasterGridViewHeader
{
    border-color: #DAC9A9;
    border-style: solid;
    background-color: #DAC9A9;
}

.MasterGridViewCells
{
   border-color: #DAC9A9;
   border-width: 2px;
    border-style: solid;
    vertical-align: top;
 
}

In aspx page:

<asp:GridView ID="GridView1" runat="server" DataSourceID="ObjectDataSource1"
                    AutoGenerateColumns="False" onrowdatabound="GridView1_RowDataBound"
                    ShowFooter="True" SkinID="GridViewReportSkin">
                    <Columns>
                        <asp:BoundField DataField="OrderDate" DataFormatString="{0:MM/dd/yyyy}"
                            HeaderText="Date" />
                       ........
                   </Columns>
</asp:GridView>

If I do the following for the bound field in the aspx page it works.

<asp:BoundField DataField="OrderDate" DataFormatString="{0:MM/dd/yyyy}"
                            HeaderText="Date" >
 <ItemStyle CssClass="MasterGridViewCells"/>
</asp:BoundField>

But I dont' what to have to specify the CssClass for each bound field in the grid view.  I would like to handle it in the skin file.  Is there a way to do this?  *Note the "vertical-align: top;" does work in the skin file.

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by:naspinski
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try adding this:
.MasterGridViewCells tr td, .MasterGridViewHeader tr td
{
    border-color: #DAC9A9;
    border-style: solid;
    background-color: #DAC9A9;
}

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naspinski earned 2000 total points
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nevermind that one, I forgot that they render in the TRs
.MasterGridViewCells td, .MasterGridViewHeader td
{
    border-color: #DAC9A9;
    border-style: solid;
    background-color: #DAC9A9;
}

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by:weimha
ID: 31466990
Worked Great.  Thanks
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