Update not working on Gridview with DropDownList

Posted on 2012-03-14
Last Modified: 2012-03-20

Can you help me finding out, why my update statement doesnt work? I am using ASP.NET 3.5 and the GridView Control with a dropdownlist that I manually I am assigning the items,
 the item is not updating is:
 <asp:Parameter Name="qcvalidator" Type="String" />


<asp:GridView ID="GridView1" runat="server" AllowPaging="True" 
                    AllowSorting="True" AutoGenerateColumns="False" DataKeyNames="Id" 
                    DataSourceID="SqlDataSource1" EnableModelValidation="True" 
                           onrowdatabound="GridView1_RowDataBound" CellPadding="4" 
                           ForeColor="#333333" GridLines="None" 
                    <AlternatingRowStyle BackColor="White" />
                        <asp:CommandField ShowEditButton="True" />
                        <asp:BoundField DataField="recType" HeaderText="RecType" InsertVisible="False" 
                            ReadOnly="True" SortExpression="recType" />
                        <asp:BoundField DataField="pages" HeaderText="Pages" SortExpression="pages" 
                            InsertVisible="False" ReadOnly="True" />
                        <asp:BoundField DataField="badge" HeaderText="Batch" SortExpression="badge" 
                            InsertVisible="False" ReadOnly="True" />
                        <asp:BoundField DataField="preppin" HeaderText="Preppin" 
                            SortExpression="preppin" InsertVisible="False" Visible="False" />
                        <asp:BoundField DataField="scanner" HeaderText="Scanner" 
                            SortExpression="scanner" Visible="False" />
                        <asp:BoundField DataField="recordNote" HeaderText="Notes" 
                            SortExpression="recordNote" InsertVisible="False" ReadOnly="True" />
                        <asp:BoundField DataField="entereddate" HeaderText="Date" 
                            SortExpression="entereddate" InsertVisible="False" ReadOnly="True" />
                        <asp:BoundField DataField="author" HeaderText="Entered By" 
                            SortExpression="author" InsertVisible="False" ReadOnly="True" />
                        <asp:BoundField DataField="timestamp" HeaderText="Date Entered" 
                            SortExpression="timestamp" ReadOnly="True" />
                        <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="QC Validator" SortExpression="qcvalidator">
                                <asp:Label ID="Label1" runat="server" Text='<%# Bind("qcvalidator") %>'></asp:Label>
                                <asp:DropDownList ID="dpDown1" runat="server">
                                          <asp:ListItem>Acevedo, Noe</asp:ListItem>
                    <asp:ListItem>Alvarado, Edelmira</asp:ListItem>
                    <asp:ListItem>Bueno, Nancy</asp:ListItem>
                        <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Date Validated" SortExpression="qcvalidDate">
                                <asp:Label ID="Label2" runat="server" Text='<%# Bind("qcvalidDate","{0:g}") %>'></asp:Label>
                                <asp:TextBox ID="TextBox2" runat="server" Text='<%# Bind("qcvalidDate") %>' 

                                <asp:CalendarExtender ID="TextBox2_CalendarExtender" runat="server" 
                                    Enabled="True" TargetControlID="TextBox2" Format="MM/dd/yyyy" TodaysDateFormat="MM/dd/yyyy">

                        <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Notes" 
                                <asp:Label ID="Label3" runat="server" Text='<%# Bind("qcvalidatorNote") %>'></asp:Label>
                                <asp:TextBox ID="TextBox3" runat="server" Height="58px" 
                                    Text='<%# Bind("qcvalidatorNote") %>' TextMode="MultiLine" Width="170px"></asp:TextBox>
                    <FooterStyle BackColor="#507CD1" Font-Bold="True" ForeColor="White" />
                    <HeaderStyle Font-Size="Small" HorizontalAlign="Center" 
                        VerticalAlign="Middle" BackColor="#507CD1" Font-Bold="True" 
                        ForeColor="White" />
                        <EditRowStyle BackColor="#FFFF66" />
                        <EmptyDataTemplate>No Records to Display</EmptyDataTemplate> 
                    <PagerStyle BackColor="#2461BF" ForeColor="White" HorizontalAlign="Center" />
                    <RowStyle BackColor="#EFF3FB" />
                    <SelectedRowStyle BackColor="#D1DDF1" Font-Bold="True" ForeColor="#333333" />

   <asp:SqlDataSource ID="SqlDataSource1" runat="server" ConnectionString="<%$ ConnectionStrings:appdevConnectionString %>"
        ProviderName="<%$ ConnectionStrings:appdevConnectionString.ProviderName %>" 
           SelectCommand="SELECT * FROM [HIM]" 
                DeleteCommand="DELETE FROM [HIM] WHERE [Id] = ?" 
 UpdateCommand="UPDATE [HIM] SET  [qcvalidator] = ?, [qcvalidDate] = ?, [qcvalidatorNote] = ? WHERE [Id] = ?" 
 FilterExpression="[entereddate] like '{0}%' and [badge] like '{1}%'">
            <asp:Parameter Name="original_Id" Type="Int32" />

            <asp:Parameter Name="qcvalidator" Type="String" />
            <asp:Parameter Name="qcvalidDate" Type="DateTime" />
            <asp:Parameter Name="qcvalidatorNote" Type="String" />
            <asp:Parameter Name="original_Id" Type="Int32" />

                        <asp:ControlParameter ControlID="txtDateSearch" Name="Date"  
                    PropertyName="Text" Type="String" ConvertEmptyStringToNull="false" /> 
             <asp:ControlParameter ControlID="txtBadgeSearch" Name="Badge"  
                    PropertyName="Text" Type="String" ConvertEmptyStringToNull="false" /> 


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Question by:TonyReba
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by:Bob Learned
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Have you tried a ControlParameter, that is bound to the DropDownList's SelectedValue?

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Yes, actually I found the issue, I needed to set the select value on the dropdownlist to

SelectedValue='<%# Bind("qcvalidator") %>'

Thanks anyways!!

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Comment Utility
found the error

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