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Adding an Input Column to a DataGridView

Posted on 2009-05-09
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Hello,

I am developing a VB.NET forms application and I am trying to figure out the best way to approach a particular situation.  I have a form that will contain a DataGridView that will display a list of products which I would like to take inventory for.  I basically want to have a textbox at the end of the DGV that users will enter the amount of each product that they have in stock.  When they click a submit button at the bottom of the form, the program will go through and make an entry in my Inventory table for each product based on the values in the textbox.  What is the best way I should handle this?  Can I have just a blank textbox column where I can associate the value with the product that is on the same row?  Would I have to do some finageling with my Datasets in order to add a column I could store values in?  

TIA,

Mike
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hi

if my understanding is not wrong then perhaps you want to add a column at the end of existing ones, this column will be used to collected input instead showing/displaying existing values? right? if so, I would use this way.

dim dt as dataTable
'fill data table

dt.columns.add("InputColumn")

myGridView.DataSource=dt.

Now it will display last column with empty text fields..


when use press save button.

you may get the newly entered values by iterating datatable rows

for each tr as DataRow in dt.Rows

dim inputValueForFirstRow as string=dr.Item("<last column>")
Next

-Thanks
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needo_jee,

Thanks for your response.  This looks like it'll will probably be just what I needed.  I won't be able to test it out until later this evening, I will update you when I get the chance.

Mike
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