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Resize button in button column

Last Modified: 2013-11-07
I have datagrid on my page with a button column in column (0) (pushbutton).  I want to change the attributes of the button (font size, box color, etc).  Can anyone help me figure out how to do this?  The code below is from some research but it doesn't seem to make a difference.  (articlelist is my datagrid).

Protected Sub articleList_ItemCreated(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Web.UI.WebControls.DataGridItemEventArgs) Handles articleList.ItemCreated
        If e.Item.ItemType = ListItemType.Item OrElse e.Item.ItemType = ListItemType.AlternatingItem Then ' suppose the button in last column
            Dim btn As Button = e.Item.Cells(0).Controls(0)
            btn.Font.Name = "verdana"
            btn.Font.Size = 10
        End If
    End Sub

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Can't you just use the item style property in the declaration instead?

    <asp:ButtonColumn ItemStyle-Font-Size="10" ItemStyle-Font-Names="Verdana"></asp:ButtonColumn>


Nope, works for buttonlink not buttoncolumn.  Give it a shot.
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It works with Itemcreated too.

Code it be that you missed the subtle changes in button layout or is it anything else with your code that crashes it?

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