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Disable a Hyperlink in a gridview

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Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Hello All,
How can I disable <asp:HyperLinkField control in a gridview based on a session["role"].
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Hello,
Without converting into template column can we do this?
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In the RowDataBound event above... you can just use this syntax:

dim myLink as HyperLink = e.Row.Cells(indexOfTheHyperLinkColumn).Controls(0)
if myLink isnot nothing then
     myLink.Enabled = (session["role"] = "Admin")
end if

NOTES:
indexOfTheHyperLinkColumn based on the position of the column in the gridview. First index is 0.
Please just check whether the HyperLink control is Controls(0) or otherwise Controls(1)... dont remember which is which

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