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How can I use the RowDataBound declaration on a GridView to navigate away to new .aspx page with Specific window size

i use a following code in rowdatabound event

if (e.Row.RowType == DataControlRowType.DataRow)
e.Row.Attributes["onClick"] = string.Format("window.location = 'CandidateProfile.aspx?candidateID={0}';", DataBinder.Eval(e.Row.DataItem, "candidateID"))


i want to change it so the click event opens in a new window with specified height and width

how can i do that , plz help
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Meir Rivkin
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something like:

var url = string.Format('CandidateProfile.aspx?candidateID={0}';", DataBinder.Eval(e.Row.DataItem, "candidateID"));

ClientScript.RegisterStartupScript(this.GetType(), "openWindow",

function openWindow(url, redirectUrl) {
    var x =, 'mynewwin', '_blank', 'toolbar=0,scrollbars=1,location=0,statusbar=0,menubar=0,resizable=1,width=600,height=520,modal=yes,alwaysRaised=yes');
    window.location = redirectUrl;

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or calling Response.Redirect:

Response.Redirect(string.Format("CandidateProfile.aspx?candidateID={0}';", DataBinder.Eval(e.Row.DataItem, "candidateID")", "_blank", "menubar=0,scrollbars=1,width=780,height=900,top=10");

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change the width/height according to your needs.

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is this the server side code ?

do i write the frist code in e.Row.Attributes["onClick"] = .. ?

is the last function openWindow has to be written on aspx ?

plz explain

sorry im new
In your aspx add script tag and code the function inside.
So upon row click, the function is being called passing the url with relevant data.
I wasnt infront of a pc but this is the idea.
U can try response.redirect but im not its gonna work, i havent tested it yet
<SCRIPT type="text/javascript"> 
function openWindow(...){


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these are not working :(
i tried this
e.Row.Attributes.Add("onclick", "'CandidateProfile.aspx?candidateID=" + DataBinder.Eval(e.Row.DataItem, "candidateID") + "',null,'left=162px, top=134px, width=500px, height=500px, status=no, resizable= yes, scrollbars=yes, toolbar=no, location=no, menubar=no');");

it works but i dont want the click event in the last column of the grid as it has button in that column
so u wanna redirect to CandidateProfile.aspx only if user click on specific column?
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figured it out