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tag not well formed

<a id="linkViewDocument" runat="server" href="~/ViewDoc.Aspx?DocID=" + '<%# Eval("BidDocID") %>' + "-" + '<%# Eval("BidDocSID") %>'">View Document</a>                                        

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says it is not well formed.

I take exception to this (pun intended).

I stink at this.  Could use some help.  : )
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Tom Knowlton
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nmarunCommented:
Try this:

<a id="linkViewDocument" runat="server" href="~/ViewDoc.Aspx?DocID=" + '<%# Eval("BidDocID") %>' + "-" + '<%# Eval("BidDocSID") %>'>View Document</a>

The preview version was '">View...

I removed the double quotes in between the single quote and the closing tag.

Arun
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David KrollCommented:
Looks like you might need to take out the last double quote.

+ '<%# Eval("BidDocSID") %>'>View Document</a>
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Robert SchuttSoftware EngineerCommented:
my version: (untested)
<a id="linkViewDocument" runat="server" href="~/ViewDoc.Aspx?DocID=<%# Eval("BidDocID") %>-<%# Eval("BidDocSID") %>">View Document</a>

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nmarunCommented:
<a id="linkViewDocument" runat="server" href='"~/ViewDoc.Aspx?DocID=" + <%# Eval("BidDocID") %> + "-" + <%# Eval("BidDocSID") %>'>View Document</a>

Sorry for the previous one.. VS din't complain on the string concatenation for this one.

Arun
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Tapan PattanaikSenior EngineerCommented:
Hi knowlton,

I have copyed and  paste your above code in visual studio 2012 , but not found any error.
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guru_samiCommented:
Here's how your href should look like...everything within single <%#...%>:

<a id="linkViewDocument" runat="server"
href='<%# "~/ViewDoc.Aspx?DocID=" + Eval("BidDocID") + "-" + Eval("BidDocSID") %>'>View Document</a>

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nmarunCommented:
guru_sami, your solution is the same as what I posted.
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Tom KnowltonWeb developerAuthor Commented:
Going to try:

<a id="linkViewDocument" runat="server"
href='<%# "~/ViewDoc.Aspx?DocID=" + Eval("BidDocID") + "-" + Eval("BidDocSID") %>'>View Document</a>

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in just a minute.

The other one displayed, but had problems.
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guru_samiCommented:
nmarun,
It looks like that but it's different.
I just plugged-in your code. The first one gave the same error. Second one is showing some weird formatting.
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Tom KnowltonWeb developerAuthor Commented:
This seems to work:

In the ASP.NET markup:
 <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Bid Document:" SortExpression="BidDocID">
                                    <ItemTemplate>
                                        <a id="linkViewDocument" runat="server" href='<%# "~/ViewDoc.Aspx?DocID=" + Eval("BidDocID") + "-" + Eval("BidDocSID") %>'>View Document</a>
                                    </ItemTemplate>
                                </asp:TemplateField>

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in the rendered HTML:
<a href="ViewDoc.Aspx?DocID=1887855-1" id="ctl08_gvPendingRepairBids_ctl06_linkViewDocument">View Document</a>

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Tom KnowltonWeb developerAuthor Commented:
Thanks everybody.
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