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Capturing the TextBox data using RowCommand from a Gridview Control

Hi,

I am trying to access the data in a textbox control from my RowCommand sub. Here is my Gridview snippet:

                <asp:BoundField DataField="tripEventID" HeaderText="Code" SortExpression="tripEventID" ItemStyle-HorizontalAlign="Left" ></asp:BoundField>
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Entertainment" ItemStyle-HorizontalAlign="Center" HeaderStyle-HorizontalAlign="Center">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:TextBox ID="txtOtherExpense" runat="server" style="width:100px;" Text='' />
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField>


and below is my RowCommand vb code. My tripEventID is coming across fine. If I set a value to my textbox in code, it works fine - but then I can't get what the user entered. Any suggestions?

Select Case e.CommandName
            Case "Save"
 
                Dim index As Integer = Convert.ToInt32(e.CommandArgument)
 
                ' Retrieve the row that contains the button clicked
                ' by the user from the Rows collection. Use the
                ' CommandSource property to access the GridView control.
                Dim tmpGridView As GridView = CType(e.CommandSource, GridView)
                Dim row As GridViewRow = tmpGridView.Rows(index)
 
                '---get trip event id
                Dim tmpTripEventID As String = Server.HtmlDecode(row.Cells(5).Text)
 
                '---find the expense value
                Dim tmpTxtBox As TextBox
                Dim textBoxText As String = CType(row.FindControl("txtOtherExpense"), TextBox).Text
 
                tmpTxtBox = CType(row.FindControl("txtOtherExpense"), TextBox)
 
 
 
                Response.Write("<br>Here:" & index & ":" & tmpTripEventID & ":" & textBoxText)
 
            Case Else
 
        End Select

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GiftsonDJohnCommented:
Hi,

Make sure that you are not rebinding the grid again during postback.
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DEWebWorksAuthor Commented:
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