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Compare rows from gridview1 to gridview2

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I have two gridview in a webpage, each get data from different source but they have two rows are are the same
Gridview1
Code    Boxes      
x1           100

GridView2
Code     Boxes
x1          120

Gridview updates Boxes automatically
so I want to compare this two numbers an get the results into another column on GridView2 called Difference  based on the  Code  listed on both grids. Any ideas
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by:Dhaest
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How do you retrieve the data ? Is it in a dataset, ... ?
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by:teogos
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using the wizard to a SLQ connection   sqldatasource
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by:Dhaest
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Compare 2 Gridview row values and write those who doesn't match
http://forums.asp.net/p/1236832/2247869.aspx
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by:teogos
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Looks a good sample but I can see to get where is writing the difference
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by:teogos
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Perhaps the question was not understood,  
Grid1
code     boxes
x1          200
x2          100

Grid2
code      boxes
x1         300
x2          150

compare grid1  on code  to grid2 and   add a column on grid2
where it will show the difference on BOXES  from grid1  to grid2  base on CODE
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by:Dhaest
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Can you show how you bind the data, because I think you'll need some comparision on level of your datainput (sqldatasource, objectdatasource, ...)
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Dhaest earned 500 total points
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I've tested it with code below
        protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            DataTable dtGrid1 = new DataTable();
            dtGrid1.Columns.Add("Code", typeof(string));
            dtGrid1.Columns.Add("Boxes", typeof(int));
            DataTable dtGrid2 = new DataTable();
            dtGrid2.Columns.Add("Code", typeof(string));
            dtGrid2.Columns.Add("Boxes", typeof(int));
 
            // fill first datatable
            DataRow dr = dtGrid1.NewRow();
            dr["Code"] = "x1";
            dr["Boxes"] = 100;
            dtGrid1.Rows.Add(dr);
            dr = dtGrid1.NewRow();
            dr["Code"] = "x2";
            dr["Boxes"] = 200;
            dtGrid1.Rows.Add(dr);
 
            // fill second datatable
            dr = dtGrid2.NewRow();
            dr["Code"] = "x1";
            dr["Boxes"] = 100;
            dtGrid2.Rows.Add(dr);
            dr = dtGrid2.NewRow();
            dr["Code"] = "x2";
            dr["Boxes"] = 220;
            dtGrid2.Rows.Add(dr);
 
            GridView1.DataSource = dtGrid1;
            GridView1.DataBind();
 
            GridView2.DataSource = dtGrid2;
            GridView2.DataBind();
 
        }
 
        protected void Button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            DataTable alfa = (DataTable)GridView1.DataSource;
            alfa.Columns.Add("Equal", typeof(bool));
            DataTable beta = (DataTable)GridView2.DataSource;
            foreach (DataRow x in alfa.Rows)
            {
                bool bEqual = false;
                string strFilter = "Code = '" + x["code"].ToString() + "'";
                DataRow[] filtered = beta.Select(strFilter);
                if (filtered.GetUpperBound(0) >= 0)
                {
                    DataRow dr = filtered[0];
                    if (dr["Boxes"].ToString().Trim() == x["Boxes"].ToString().Trim())
                        bEqual = true;
                }
                x["Equal"] = bEqual;
            }
            GridView1.DataSource = alfa;
            GridView1.DataBind();
        }

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by:teogos
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Sorry, took so long to get back into, but this works I just have to rearrenge the data. Thanks
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