ASP.Net, MVC, Razor, Button in Webgrid not firing

Hi Experts

ASP.Net, MVC, Razor, Webmatrix

I have a button in a webgrid and need to get the page and line when the button is clicked.
I get it with the text option below but it doesn't work with the button.

This works
grid.Column("", format:=@@<text>@item.GetSelectLink("View")</text>),
@if (grid.HasSelection)
Dim abc As WebMatrix.Data.DynamicRecord
abc = grid.rows(grid.selectedindex).value
aa = abc("id")

This doesn't work
grid.Column("", format:=@@<button>@item.GetSelectLink("View Order")</button>),
@if (grid.HasSelection)
Dim abc As WebMatrix.Data.DynamicRecord
abc = grid.rows(grid.selectedindex).value
aa = abc("id")

Many Thanks
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Try these alternative syntaxes.
grid.Column("", "", 
            <button data-id="@item.ID" class="view-item">View</button>

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grid.Column(format: @<text><input type='button' value='View'/></text>)   

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 grid.Column(format: @Html.ActionLink("View", "ViewAction", new { id =})

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This article also gives a nice summary on the first option

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