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Filter GridView with UserID

Hi there

Pretty new to working in ASP.NET (VB) and have what I think is a simple question here but I have a GridView that I wish to apply a filter against the logged in UserID but I can't seem to get this for some reason.

Anyone able to offer any assistance on how I go about obtaining the UserID from the standard AspNet.Identity package which is what I'm using?

Driving me insane atm lol.

Any help appreciated as always guys.

Steven O'Neill
Steven O'Neill
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You should filter the data before it reaches the GridView.  So, perhaps if you have a DataTable, you can do

Dim dv as New DataView(myDataTable)
dv.RowFilter = String.Format("ColumnToFilter = {0}", User.Identity.GetUserId().ToString)
myGridView.DataSource = dv.ToTable

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Steven O'NeillSolutions ArchitectAuthor Commented:
This is what I ended up doing:

            <asp:SqlDataSource ID="SqlDataSource1" runat="server" OnSelecting="SqlDataSource1_Selecting" ConnectionString="<%$ ConnectionStrings:aspnet-WebSite1-13bb7ef4-4736-49de-9eb7-9b2d7393640dConnectionString1 %>" 
                SelectCommand="SELECT [Id], [OAS_ID], [CRM_VolGUID], [CRM_BusinessGUID], [CRM_BusinessName] FROM [YBSCRM_VolData] WHERE ([OAS_ID] = @NewUserID)">
                    <asp:Parameter Name="NewUserID" Type="String" />

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and the code behind was:

Protected Sub SqlDataSource1_Selecting(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Web.UI.WebControls.SqlDataSourceSelectingEventArgs)
        e.Command.Parameters("@NewUserID").Value = User.Identity.GetUserId()
    End Sub

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So you're comments about filtering the data proved very useful as this was my stumbling block.
Steven O'NeillSolutions ArchitectAuthor Commented:
Not the end code used but help point me in the direction I was going wrong.

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