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How can I bind data to radiobuttonlist in vs2010?

Posted on 2011-03-14
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I have a gridview that is being populated by a datatable that I have created manually. This gridview has text boxes and radiobuttonlists that are visible at all times. In other words the gridview is editable on all rows at all times. I need the radiobuttonlists selected index to be binded to the radiobuttonlist. I currently set up a ondatabound method to set this, but it's not working. Any help on this was be much appreciated.
protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            //forces postback when the treeview iten's check box is clicked.
            tvContracts.Attributes.Add("onclick", "postBackByObject()");

            ManagedUser = (Administrator)HttpContext.Current.Session["UserObject"];

            //Populating all drop downs for the contract modal window.
            if(!IsPostBack)
            {
                ManagedUser.GetTradeIds(ddlCompany);
                Contracts.getSource(ddlSource);
                Contracts.getTemplate(ddlContractType);
                CallOptions.fillEmptyCallOptionGV(CallOptionGV);
            }
        }


 protected void CallOptionGV_RowDataBound(object sender, GridViewRowEventArgs e)
        {
            RadioButtonList rdl;
            if (e.Row.RowType == DataControlRowType.DataRow)
            {
                int i = Convert.ToInt32(e.Row.RowIndex.ToString());
                rdl = (RadioButtonList)e.Row.FindControl("RdCounterNotification");
                rdl.DataSource = CallOptions.dt;
                rdl.DataValueField = CallOptions.dt.Rows[i].Table.Columns[2].ToString();
                rdl.SelectedValue = CallOptions.dt.Rows[i].Table.Columns[2].ToString();
                rdl.DataBind();
            }


        }

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aspx file

<asp:GridView ID="CallOptionGV" runat="server" BackColor="White" Width="1200" OnRowDataBound="CallOptionGV_RowDataBound" 
        BorderColor="#DEDFDE" BorderStyle="None" BorderWidth="1px" CellPadding="4" Font-Size="Small"
        ForeColor="Black" GridLines="Vertical">
            <AlternatingRowStyle BackColor="White" />
            <Columns>
                <asp:BoundField DataField="id" HeaderText="id" Visible="false" InsertVisible="False" ReadOnly="True"
SortExpression="id" />
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Product Name" InsertVisible="true">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:TextBox ID="txtProductName" runat="server" Width="20" MaxLength="1" Text='<%# Bind("NAME") %>'></asp:TextBox>
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField>
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Call Option Name" InsertVisible="true">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:TextBox ID="txtCallOptionName" runat="server" Width="75" Text='<%# Bind("CALL_OPTION_NAME") %>'></asp:TextBox>
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField>
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Counterparty Notifications" InsertVisible="true">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:RadioButtonList ID="RdCounterNotification" runat="server">
                            <asp:ListItem Text="Yes" Value="0"></asp:ListItem>
                            <asp:ListItem Text="No" Value="1"></asp:ListItem>
                        </asp:RadioButtonList>
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField> 
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="EMO Notifications" InsertVisible="true">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:RadioButtonList ID="RdEMONotification" runat="server">
                            <asp:ListItem Text="Yes" Value="0"></asp:ListItem>
                            <asp:ListItem Text="No" Value="1"></asp:ListItem>
                        </asp:RadioButtonList>
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField> 
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Counterparty Email Groups" InsertVisible="true">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:TextBox ID="txtCounterEmail" runat="server" Width="100" Text='<%# Bind("COUNTERPARTY_EMAILS") %>'></asp:TextBox>
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField>
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="EMO Email Groups" InsertVisible="true">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:TextBox ID="txtEMOEmail" runat="server" Width="100" Text='<%# Bind("EMO_EMAILS") %>'></asp:TextBox>
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField>
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Trades Deal Number" InsertVisible="true">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:TextBox ID="txtTradesNo" runat="server" Width="70" Text='<%# Bind("TRADES_DEAL_NUMBER") %>'></asp:TextBox>
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField>
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Availability Default to Option Volume" InsertVisible="true">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:RadioButtonList ID="RdDftOptionVol" runat="server">
                            <asp:ListItem>Yes</asp:ListItem>
                            <asp:ListItem>No</asp:ListItem>
                        </asp:RadioButtonList>
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField>
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="MW" InsertVisible="true">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:TextBox ID="txtMW" runat="server" Width="50" Text='<%# Bind("MW") %>'></asp:TextBox>
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField> 
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Allow Additional MW" InsertVisible="true">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:TextBox ID="txtAddMW" runat="server" Width="50" Text='<%# Bind("ALLOW_ADDITIONAL_MW") %>'></asp:TextBox>
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField> 
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Seller to Provide Availability by" InsertVisible="true">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:TextBox ID="txtSellerBy" runat="server" Width="50" Text='<%# Bind("SELLER_AVAILABILITY_BY") %>'></asp:TextBox>
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField>
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="EMO to Provide Schedule/Strike Notice by" InsertVisible="true">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:TextBox ID="txtEMOBy" runat="server" Width="50" Text='<%# Bind("EMO_STRIKE_NOTICE_BY") %>'></asp:TextBox>
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField>
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Minimum Run Time" InsertVisible="true">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:TextBox ID="txtMinRunTime" runat="server" Width="50" Text='<%# Bind("MIN_RUN_TIME") %>'></asp:TextBox>
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField> 
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Minimum Down Time" InsertVisible="true">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:TextBox ID="txtMinDwnTime" runat="server" Width="50" Text='<%# Bind("MIN_DOWN_TIME") %>'></asp:TextBox>
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField>
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Starts Per Day" InsertVisible="true">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:TextBox ID="txtStartsPerDay" runat="server" Width="30" Text='<%# Bind("STARTS_PER_DAY") %>'></asp:TextBox>
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField>
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="EMO to Provide Intraday Changes by" InsertVisible="true">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:TextBox ID="txtEMOIntraChg" runat="server" Width="50" Text='<%# Bind("EMO_INTRADAY_CHANGES_BY") %>'></asp:TextBox>
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField>
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Minimum Starts During Contract Term" InsertVisible="true">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:TextBox ID="txtMinStarts" runat="server" Width="30" Text='<%# Bind("MIN_CONTRACT_STARTS") %>'></asp:TextBox>
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField>
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Maximum Starts During Contract Term" InsertVisible="true">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:TextBox ID="txtMaxStarts" runat="server" Width="30" Text='<%# Bind("MAX_CONTRACT_STARTS") %>'></asp:TextBox>
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField>
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Additional Start Charge for Dispatch > 24 Hours" InsertVisible="true">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:TextBox ID="txtStartCharge" runat="server" Width="80" Text='<%# Bind("ADDITIONAL_START_CHARGE") %>'></asp:TextBox>
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField>
                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Comments" InsertVisible="true">
                    <ItemTemplate>
                        <asp:TextBox ID="txtCallOptionComments" runat="server" Width="100" Text='<%# Bind("COMMENTS") %>'></asp:TextBox>
                    </ItemTemplate>
                </asp:TemplateField>    
            </Columns>
            <FooterStyle BackColor="#CCCC99" />
            <HeaderStyle BackColor="#6B696B" Font-Bold="True" ForeColor="White" />
            <PagerStyle BackColor="#F7F7DE" ForeColor="Black" HorizontalAlign="Right" />
            <RowStyle BackColor="#F7F7DE" />
            <SelectedRowStyle BackColor="#CE5D5A" Font-Bold="True" ForeColor="White" />
            <SortedAscendingCellStyle BackColor="#FBFBF2" />
            <SortedAscendingHeaderStyle BackColor="#848384" />
            <SortedDescendingCellStyle BackColor="#EAEAD3" />
            <SortedDescendingHeaderStyle BackColor="#575357" />
        </asp:GridView>

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Question by:bschave2
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by:pjbaratelli
ID: 35132272
Try this:

 RadioButtonList rdl;
            if (e.Row.RowType == DataControlRowType.DataRow)
            {
                int i = Convert.ToInt32(e.Row.RowIndex.ToString());
                rdl = (RadioButtonList)e.Row.FindControl("RdCounterNotification");
                rdl.DataSource = CallOptions.dt;
                rdl.DataValueField = [FieldNameForValue];
                rdl.SelectedValue = [FieldNameForText];
                rdl.DataBind();

try {
#Either
                rdl.Items.FindByText["TheDisplayText"].Selected = True
#OR
                rdl.Items.FindByValue["TheValueOfListItem"].Selected = True
}
catch
{
       // Do nothing
}

            }

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The try catch makes sure no errors pop up if there are no matching value.

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by:bschave2
ID: 35132685
i tried this and it doesn't work. e.Row.RowType never equals DataControlRowType.DataRow. could you please post full code with the method and all?
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hosneylk earned 500 total points
ID: 35134554
can't you just bind the radiobuttonlist selected value manually?

e.g.
<asp:RadioButtonList ID="RdCounterNotification" runat="server" SelectedValue='<%# Bind("Field_Name") %>'>
   <asp:ListItem Text="Yes" Value="0"></asp:ListItem>
   <asp:ListItem Text="No" Value="1"></asp:ListItem>
</asp:RadioButtonList>

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by:bschave2
ID: 35261728
the right answer wasn't given.
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