Value property for labels

I need a value and text properties for my labels.  Any ideas?

I have a varying number of labels in a lot of gridviews (labels gave the desired graphic appearance), now I need to find the labels by value (not by text).  I want to add a value property to my labels.  Like dropdownlists.

Or some other technique to hold the id from the database related to the text in the label.

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Shaun KlineLead Software EngineerCommented:
One suggestion is to use a hidden field to store the value. Another suggestion is to use the DataKeys & DataKeyNames attributes of the gridview.

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SamCashAuthor Commented:

Thanks for the suggestion, it triggered another idea...

I am using a second hidden grid view to hold the id's (.Value) it automatically correlates the row/column of the .Value and the .Text for me.

Thanks Again
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