Solved

Style days in a calendar DayRender event that are retrieved from a query

Posted on 2012-04-08
4
474 Views
Last Modified: 2012-04-08
Hi Guys
Using C#  I have a dataset populated with the data retrieved by the below query:

string selectStatement = "SELECT SELECT * FROM Events WHERE eventDate >= GETDATE()
";
SqlCommand selectCommand = new SqlCommand(selectStatement, con);


DataSet ds = new DataSet();
da.SelectCommand = selectCommand;
da.Fill(ds);

The above code works fine, what I am trying to do is in the calendar1_DayRender event, style each date in calendar1 that is equal to the dates retrieved by my query, the below code is a bit of a mess, please help.


protected void Calendar1_DayRender(object sender, DayRenderEventArgs e)

DataTable dt = ds.Tables[0];

        foreach (DataRow dr in dt.Rows)
           
         for (int i = 0; i < dt.Rows.Count; i++)
            eventDate = DateTime.Parse(dr["eventDate"].ToString());
        DateTime myAppointment = e.Day.Date;
       
       
             if (eventDate == myAppointment);
        {
            e.Cell.BackColor = System.Drawing.Color.Red;
        }
0
Comment
Question by:dizzycat
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 20

Accepted Solution

by:
BuggyCoder earned 500 total points
ID: 37821081
protected void Calendar1_DayRender(object sender, DayRenderEventArgs e)
{
DataTable dt = ds.Tables[0];
foreach (DataRow dr in dt.Rows)
{           
        DateTime eventDate = DateTime(dr["eventDate"]);
        DateTime myAppointment = e.Day.Date;
       
        if (eventDate == myAppointment);
        {
            e.Cell.BackColor = System.Drawing.Color.Red;
        }
}
}

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:dizzycat
ID: 37821140
In the line:

DateTime eventDate = DateTime(dr["eventDate"]);

I am getting an error:

System.DateTime is a type but used like a variable.
0
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:BuggyCoder
ID: 37821146
oh!!! my mistake:-

DateTime eventDate = (DateTime)dr["eventDate"];
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:dizzycat
ID: 37821150
Managed to sort out the problem thanks for your help.
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

We all know that functional code is the leg that any good program stands on when it comes right down to it, however, if your program lacks a good user interface your product may not have the appeal needed to keep your customers happy. This issue can…
Exception Handling is in the core of any application that is able to dignify its name. In this article, I'll guide you through the process of writing a DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself) Exception Handling mechanism, using Aspect Oriented Programming.
Do you want to know how to make a graph with Microsoft Access? First, create a query with the data for the chart. Then make a blank form and add a chart control. This video also shows how to change what data is displayed on the graph as well as form…
Visualize your data even better in Access queries. Given a date and a value, this lesson shows how to compare that value with the previous value, calculate the difference, and display a circle if the value is the same, an up triangle if it increased…

628 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question