Link Button in Gridview Template Column

I have a template column in a asp.net web form that has a link button in it.  when I click on the link button I want to read the value from the third column for the current row. The following code works fine in a command column of the grid but not from the template column:

 Dim x As String = Me.GridView1.Rows(Me.GridView1.SelectedRow.RowIndex).Cells(3).Text
     
If I use this in the template column it returns an error.

What am I doing wrong?
Mike_StevensAsked:
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Monica PSoftware DeveloperCommented:
Hi

Make use of below code., if it meet ur need

<ItemTemplate>
<asp:LinkButton ID="lnkview" runat="server" OnClick="lnkview_Click">Delete User</asp:LinkButton>
</ItemTemplate>

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protected void lnkview_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
{

LinkButton lnkbtn= sender as LinkButton;
//getting particular row linkbutton

GridViewRow gvrow = lnkbtn.NamingContainer as GridViewRow;

//getting userid of particular row
int userid = Convert.ToInt32(gvrecords.DataKeys[gvrow.RowIndex].Value.ToString());
string username = gvrow.Cells[0].Text;
}

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dejaanbuCommented:
say if your third column contains a label which displays your desired value, then


Dim x As String =CType(GridView1.SelectedRow.FindControl("YourLabel"), Label).Text
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