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direct cast an asp button inisde a listview layout template

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I am trying access a button in a list view layout template none of this will work , any suggestion?


Protected Sub ListView1_LayoutCreated(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles ListView1.LayoutCreated

        'Dim mybtnPrint As Button = CType(ListView1.FindControl("btnPrint1"), Button)
        'Dim myButtonPrint As Literal = DirectCast(ListView1.FindControl("btnPrint1"), Literal)
        'Dim rickButton As Button = DirectCast(ListView1.Controls(1).FindControl("btnPrint1"), Button)
        ' mybtnPrint.Attributes.Add("Onclick", "getPrint('print_area');")

        'Dim dataview As ListViewDataItem = TryCast(ListViewDataItem.DataItem, ListViewDataItem)
    End Sub

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by:puru1981
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can you share the aspx of the page?

may be it is htmlbutton which you are trying to convert into Button
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no, is actually an asp button inside a Listview asp.net 3.5 control



<asp:Button ID="btnPrint1" runat="server" Text="Print Selected Providers" onClientclick="javascript:CallPrint('form1')" />

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is it within the itemtemplate and alternateitemtemplate of the listview?
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is on the layoutemplate of the listview
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in the post below table tr and td which are container for the control is runat server and it is working fine for them. can you try this.

http://forums.asp.net/t/1298231.aspx
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I tried that already but mine is a Button not a Link Button and VS2010 gives me an error!!
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it should work actually. what is the error you are getting?
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'Button' is ambiguous , imported from the namespaces or types 'System.Windows.Forms,System.Web.UI.Controls'.
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ok then try this

Dim mybtnPrint As System.Web.UI.Controls.Button = CType(ListView1.FindControl("btnPrint1"), System.Web.UI.Controls.Button)

or remove the System.Windows.Forms from the Import statement. it will work.
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thankyou that made the trick
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