Posted on 2014-12-08
Last Modified: 2014-12-18
Having trouble figuring out how to get this binded to a datatable and run a foreach query on it.

My goal is to have an initial query ran that returns a list of id numbers from sql. Then it puts it to a datatable where i can run a foreach row value in the datatable and run a sql query and add them to a dataset that is then binded to a gridview in

Here is what I have so far.

        SqlConnection sqlconnection1 = new SqlConnection(ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings["outlook"].ConnectionString);
        SqlCommand cmd5 = sqlconnection1.CreateCommand();
        cmd5.CommandText = "SELECT xrefid from outlookreport.dbo.assignloans where userid=@userid" ;

        cmd5.Parameters.AddWithValue("@userid", "");
        SqlDataAdapter da = new SqlDataAdapter(cmd5);
        DataTable table;

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Question by:desiredforsome
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Expert Comment

by:Walter Padrón
ID: 40487567
From my experience  a table JOIN will do the job.
LVL 20

Accepted Solution

Daniel Van Der Werken earned 500 total points
ID: 40487814
This is actually very simple. At first, I had a difficult time understanding that you don't need to implement the "foreach" yourself with a GridView. It does it for you. Here is a simple page I put together that demonstrates what you need to do. Note that you need to set the

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to get what you want done.

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeBehind="MyGridView.aspx.cs" Inherits="WebApplication1.MyGridView" %>

<!DOCTYPE html>

<html xmlns="">
<head runat="server">
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
        <asp:GridView ID="GridView1" runat="server"></asp:GridView>

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using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Data;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;

namespace WebApplication1
    public partial class MyGridView : System.Web.UI.Page
        protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
            GridView1.DataSource = GetSomeDataTable();

        public DataTable GetSomeDataTable()
            DataTable dt = new DataTable();

            DataColumn c1 = new DataColumn("FirstName", typeof(string));
            DataColumn c2 = new DataColumn("LastName", typeof(string));


            DataRow dr1 = dt.NewRow();
            dr1["FirstName"] = "Mary";
            dr1["LastName"] = "Poppins";


            dr1 = dt.NewRow();
            dr1["FirstName"] = "Wyatt";
            dr1["LastName"] = "Earp";


            dr1 = dt.NewRow();
            dr1["FirstName"] = "Count";
            dr1["LastName"] = "Dracula";


            return dt;

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