For some reason my hyperlink doesn't show as a hyperlink in my page. There is no ability to click on it. Something simple seems to be going on.

My data is pulling from a dataset and is stored as a string. It displays the URL but like I said, its not clickable.
If (Not String.IsNullOrEmpty(Request.QueryString("OrderID"))) Then
            Me.lblOrderId.Text = Request.QueryString("OrderID")
        End If

        Dim order As New artemailformdata.OrdersDataTable()
        Dim orderAdapater As New artemailformdataTableAdapters.OrdersTableAdapter()
        order = orderAdapater.GetData(Convert.ToInt32(Request.QueryString("OrderId")))
        Dim dr As DataRow = order.Rows(0)
        If order.Count <> 0 Then    
            lblOrderId.Text = order.Item(0).OrderID
            txtURL.Text = dr.Item("URL").ToString()
        End If

<asp:HyperLink ID="txtURL" runat="server" Font-Bold="True" Font-Names="Arial" Font-Size="X-Small"></asp:HyperLink>

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F IgorDeveloperCommented:
You're only setting the .Text property (Link label, visible text)
You need to set the .navigateUrl property (HREF attribute)

txtURL.Text = dr.Item("URL").ToString()
txtURL.NavigateUrl = dr.Item("URL").ToString()

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However, the .Text property could have another different value (the link label), if you don't want to show the full URL in your page, like this example:

txtURL.Text = "Google"
txtURL.NavigateUrl = ""

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Southern_GentlemanAuthor Commented:
Thank you. Kind of felt redundant to list both. When I did the txtURL.NavigateUrl by itself nothing showed up so it makes sense to have both. Thanks again.
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