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dynamicall adding user controls to a webform that will act as triggers to Ajax update panel

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I would like to dynamically add controls to a page that would then act as a trigger to an Ajax Update Panel.
            Dim tCell As New TableCell()
            Dim h As New HyperLink()
            h.NavigateUrl = "?PageID=" + DV.Table.Rows(intRowCtr).Item("pageID").ToString
            h.Text = DV.Table.Rows(intRowCtr).Item("colorname")
            h.ID = "btn" + DV.Table.Rows(intRowCtr).Item("pageID").ToString

This is about as far as I can get.  I’ve tried adding code from posts I’ve read to dynamically add the trigger like

            Dim AT = New AsyncPostBackTrigger
                AT.ControlID = "btn" + DV.Table.Rows(intRowCtr).Item("pageID").ToString
                AT.EventName = "Click"
                UpdatePanel1.Triggers.Add(AT)
            End If

But this doesn’t work either.  I get the error Control with ID 'btn44' being registered through RegisterAsyncPostBackControl or RegisterPostBackControl must implement either INamingContainer, IPostBackDataHandler, or IPostBackEventHandler.

Any ideas what to try next?
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Question by:twestfall
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by:Jesse Houwing
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Instead of Hyperlink, try LinkButton.
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by:twestfall
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I actaull ended up changing it all over to a grid instead of a "build on the fly" table.  And used buttons in the table that actually do not look like buttons at all.  I can easily change them to red when they are clicked but not sure how to change them back when a different one is clicked.  Baby steps....
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Jesse Houwing earned 2000 total points
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You can loop through all the rows in the grid and disable/change the colour of  the other buttons when you need to.
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