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Hello,

I have a checkboxlist where all labels are bold for each checkbox.  I want to be able to make every other checkbox label bold.  I believe I have to do it on the data bind on the page load property.  Can someone please help?  This is the code I have...it is not working so far.  I use Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, C#, and ASP.NET.  Here is the code behind.

        protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
           
            ((MasterPage)this.Master).SelectedMenu = "Tables";
            if (!IsPostBack)
            {
                DataTable categories = GetCategories();
                CategoryList.DataSource = categories;
                CategoryList.DataTextField = "VehicleCategoryName";
                CategoryList.DataValueField = "VehicleCategoryID";
                CategoryList.DataBind();
            }
            SelectedCategories.Text = "";
         }

        public override void DataBind()
        {
            base.DataBind();

            for (int a = 0; a < CategoryList.Items.Count; a++)
            {
                if (a % 2 != 0)
                {
                    CategoryList.Font.Bold = true;
                }
            }

           
        }
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Question by:valley025
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by:muh_abbas
ID: 39163790
Hello valley025,

Add this function to your code behind and pass your checkboxlist in parameters, the bold style will be applied to all items.

Moreover, now you can add any style by the help of this function.


 
private void ChangeCheckBoxListStyle(CheckBoxList cbl)
        {
            for (int i = 0; i < cbl.Items.Count; i++)
            {

                cbl.Items[i].Attributes.Add("style", "font-weight: bold");
            }
        
        }

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Regards,
Abbas
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protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
           
            ((MasterPage)this.Master).SelectedMenu = "Tables";
            if (!IsPostBack)
            {
                DataTable categories = GetCategories();
                CategoryList.DataSource = categories;
                CategoryList.DataTextField = "VehicleCategoryName";
                CategoryList.DataValueField = "VehicleCategoryID";
                CategoryList.DataBind();
            }
            SelectedCategories.Text = "";
         }

        public void DataBind(object sender, EventArgs args)
        {
            for (int a = 0; a < CategoryList.Items.Count; a++)
            {
               
                if (a % 2 == 1)
                {
                    CategoryList.Items[a].Attributes.CssStyle["font-weight"] = "bold";
                }
            }
        }
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by:valley025
ID: 39178259
It works
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