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<asp:gridview ID="gridview" runat="server" AutoGenerateColumns="False" OnRowDataBound="gridview_RowDataBound">
<asp:Label ID="lblfield" runat="server" ></asp:Label>
protected void gridview_RowDataBound(object sender, GridViewRowEventArgs e)
if (e.Row.RowType == DataControlRowType.DataRow)
DataRowView drv = (DataRowView)e.Row.DataItem;
Label lblfield = (Label)e.Row.FindControl("lblfield");
lblfield.Text = drv["MyField"].ToString().Substring(0, 10);
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