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Programmatically Create GridView

Posted on 2008-06-20
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Hi all,

I'm trying to create a GridView for each row in a DataTable and add another DataTable's rows to it. There will be 1 GridView per parent DataTable. I have debugged and stepped through and can see the DataTable has rows, but the EmptyDataText is showing each time.

Can you see what is wrong?
Protected Sub getForums()

        Dim objFr As New groups()

        Dim dt As DataTable = objFr.getGroups()
 

        For Each groupRow As DataRow In dt.Rows

            Dim gvwGroups As New GridView
 

            gvwGroups.AutoGenerateColumns = False

            gvwGroups.EmptyDataText = "There are no groups"
 

            gvwGroups.Caption = groupRow("groupName").ToString
 

            Dim dtForums As DataTable = getParentForumsForGroup(Convert.ToInt32(groupRow("groupID")))
 

            For Each forumRow As DataRow In dtForums.Rows

                Dim field As New BoundField

                field.DataField = forumRow("forumName")

                field.HeaderText = "Forum"

                gvwGroups.Columns.Add(field)

            Next
 

            gvwGroups.DataBind()

            pnlForums.Controls.Add(gvwGroups)

        Next

    End Sub
 

    Private Function getParentForumsForGroup(ByVal groupID As Integer) As DataTable

        Dim objFr As New forums()

        Dim dt As DataTable = objFr.getParentForumsByGroupID(groupID)
 

        Return dt

    End Function

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You are never setting,

gvwGroups.DataSource = (...)
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