Gridview RowEditing Can't FindControl

Posted on 2013-02-01
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Last Modified: 2013-02-07
When entering Edit mode on my GridView I place the focus on a field with the FindControl method. All is well, but if I move to page #2 my code crashes, (ArgumentOutOfRangeException).

What am I doing wrong??

 Private Sub gv_Gifts_RowEditing(sender As Object, e As System.Web.UI.WebControls.GridViewEditEventArgs) Handles gv_Gifts.RowEditing
        If gv_Gifts.EditIndex = e.NewEditIndex Then
            e.Cancel = True
            Exit Sub
        End If

        gv_Gifts.EditIndex = e.NewEditIndex


    End Sub

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Question by:rcl58
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Accepted Solution

Miguel Oz earned 2000 total points
ID: 38845308

The e.NewEditIndex value is relative to gv page you are displaying, thus you need to calculate the correct Index. (Insert at line 2)
Dim correctIndex As Integer = e.NewEditIndex
If (GridView1.PageIndex > 0) Then
  correctIndex = e.NewEditIndex + (GridView1.PageSize * GridView1.PageIndex

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Then use correctIndex in all your code lines 3 to11. (instead of e.NewEditIndex)
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Expert Comment

ID: 38845486
You need to rebind your GV before getting the control. So is your LoadOffers() rebinding the GV?

gv_Gifts.EditIndex = e.NewEditIndex

Author Comment

ID: 38859213
Oops, the accepted solution is not working , same problem.

After going to page 2 and entering edit on the first row
e.NewEditIndex = 10
.PageSize = 10
.PageIndex = 1

Suggestion "correctIndex = e.NewEditIndex + (GridView1.PageSize * GridView1.PageIndex)" result in a value of 20.

Also the binding code change suggestion didn't help:

gv_Gifts.EditIndex = e.NewEditIndex

I'm still lost and may have to repost because I already accepted the solution.
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Expert Comment

by:Miguel Oz
ID: 38861833
is the gridview binding in markup? I f no, please post which event(s) are binding the gridview dynamically.
Can you post the exception details?
Also if you can post the contents of gv_Gifts.Rows before the exception is thrown. I am interested in the count property whether Rows(0) is the actual first row or is the 11 row.
NOte: 1) IF you can include before/after values of my suggested code changes will be great.
2) No need to ask a new question, just request the moderator to reopen the question.

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ID: 38865596

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