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Creating HTML Table for ASP.NET MVC and Adding data to it

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Hi

Can you please suggest me how to create HTML Table and Assign the data to it by looping.
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Question by:praveen1981
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Hello praveen1981

In MVC 2 in C# 3.5, try the attached code:

You can see that there is a model called TableData. In the controller, this model is created as a list and then passed into the 'Table' view. Inside the view, we loop through each of the TableData items and then render them into the HTML.

Notice though, the first line in the view:

<%@ Page Title="" Language="C#" MasterPageFile="~/Views/Shared/Site.Master" Inherits="System.Web.Mvc.ViewPage<IList<MvcApplication1.Models.TableData>>" %>

The view inherits an IList<MvcApplication1.Models.TableData> This is important as we want a list of TableData, rather than just a single item.

Thanks,

Richard Hughes
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.Mvc;
using MvcApplication1.Models;

namespace MvcApplication1.Controllers
{
	[HandleError]
	public class HomeController : Controller
	{
		public ActionResult Index()
		{
			ViewData["Message"] = "Welcome to ASP.NET MVC!";

			return View();
		}

		public ActionResult About()
		{
			return View();
		}

		public ActionResult Table()
		{
			var rows = new List<TableData>()
			{
				new TableData()
				{
					Id = 1,
					Name = "Bob Jones",
					IsActive = true,
				},
				new TableData()
				{
					Id = 2,
					Name = "John Barker",
					IsActive = false,
				},
				new TableData()
				{
					Id = 3,
					Name = "Jane Smith",
					IsActive = true,
				},
				new TableData()
				{
					Id = 4,
					Name = "Barry Wattson",
					IsActive = true,
				},
			};

			return this.View(rows);
		}
	}
}

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using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;

namespace MvcApplication1.Models
{
	public class TableData
	{
		public int Id { get; set; }
		public string Name { get; set; }
		public bool IsActive { get; set; }
	}
}

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<%@ Page Title="" Language="C#" MasterPageFile="~/Views/Shared/Site.Master" Inherits="System.Web.Mvc.ViewPage<IList<MvcApplication1.Models.TableData>>" %>

<asp:Content ID="Content1" ContentPlaceHolderID="TitleContent" runat="server">
	ViewPage1
</asp:Content>

<asp:Content ID="Content2" ContentPlaceHolderID="MainContent" runat="server">

    <table>
		<thead>
			<tr>
				<th>ID</th>
				<th>Name</th>
				<th>Is Active</th>
			</tr>
		</thead>
		<% foreach (var row in this.Model)
		   { %>
		   <tr>
				<td><%: row.Id %></td>
				<td><%: row.Name %></td>
				<td><%: row.IsActive %></td>
		   </tr>
		<% } %>
	</table>

</asp:Content>

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yes, it solved
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