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Create GridView Dynamically

Posted on 2008-06-13
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I have a DataTable containing records. The table contains 2 columns - Questions and Type, so I want my GridView to have just these 2 columns. However,
If Type value of the Question is 1, I want to place a text box in Type column for that question.
If Type value of the Question is 2, I want to place a check box on so on.

For example, my grid should look similar to
Question1               Textbox
Question2               Checkbox
Question3               Checkbox
Question4               RadioButtonList  etc...

How could I do this dynamically in C#.  Thanks in advance..
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Melih SARICA earned 500 total points
ID: 21781940
check the sample
<%@ Page language="C#" %>
 
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<script runat="server">
 
  void CustomersGridView_RowDataBound(Object sender, GridViewRowEventArgs e)
  {
        
    if(e.Row.RowType == DataControlRowType.DataRow)
    {
      // Display the company name in italics.
      e.Row.Cells[1].Text = "<i>" + e.Row.Cells[1].Text + "</i>";
        
    }
    
  }
 
</script>
 
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title>GridView RowDataBound Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
        
      <h3>GridView RowDataBound Example</h3>
 
      <asp:gridview id="CustomersGridView" 
        datasourceid="CustomersSqlDataSource" 
        autogeneratecolumns="true"
        allowpaging="true"
        onrowdatabound="CustomersGridView_RowDataBound" 
        runat="server">
      </asp:gridview>
            
      <!-- This example uses Microsoft SQL Server and connects  -->
      <!-- to the Northwind sample database. Use an ASP.NET     -->
      <!-- expression to retrieve the connection string value   -->
      <!-- from the Web.config file.                            -->
      <asp:sqldatasource id="CustomersSqlDataSource"  
        selectcommand="Select [CustomerID], [CompanyName], [Address], [City], [PostalCode], [Country] From [Customers]"
        connectionstring="<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthWindConnectionString%>"
        runat="server">
      </asp:sqldatasource>
            
            
    </form>
  </body>
</html>

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by:mmassy
ID: 21782276
Thanks man... below is some code to make the solution clear.

//Create Text Box
if (e.Row.Cells[1].Text = "1")
{
    TextBox txt = new TextBox()
    e.Row.Cells[1].Controls.Add(txt);
} 

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