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HTML tags are returned from the SQL Server database

Posted on 2012-04-03
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My users submit their text with a wysiwyg text editor. When I return the submitted values the HTML tags are also returned. How could I avoid this and see the formatted text instead?
Any help is appreciated.

<asp:BoundField HeaderText="Message" DataField="Message" ItemStyle-HorizontalAlign="Left" ></asp:BoundField>
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I would say to use a contenttemplate and then bind to a label directly! This way the html will get rendered in the browser and you will be able to see the formatted text!

hope this helps!
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by:baxtalo
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Yes, it helped. Thank you very much. This is what made it work:

<asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Message" ItemStyle-HorizontalAlign="Left" >
<ItemTemplate><%# Eval("Message") %>
</ItemTemplate>
</asp:TemplateField>
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