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How to Get Column Index of a Row in GridView When a Footer Cell CheckBox Is Clicked

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I have a GridView dynamically bind with database table.  I use TemplateField to create a CheckBox in each column's footer.  I added EventHandler when CheckedChanged for each CheckBox.  When user clicks CheckBox, I want to change color of entire column.   How do I get cell index when a CheckBox is clicked by user in CheckedChanged EvenHandler?
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by:SriVaddadi
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Type cast sender to CheckBox and access the Parent property and that would give you the cell. You can go from there.

GridViewRow Row = ((GridViewRow)((Control)sender).Parent.Parent);

GridViewColumn Col = (GridViewColumn)((Control)sender.Parent)
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by:khrispy
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GridViewColumn is Windows control.  I am using ASP .NET and I can't cast sender to GridViewColumn.  This is what I got stuck.
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I ended up get clicked CheckBox control and compare with each cell's CheckBox to get column number.
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by:SriVaddadi
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oh ok.. but u could still use GridViewRow and get the Cells and it is of Type TableCell
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I found the solution myself.
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