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ASP.Net dynamically add custom gridview

Last Modified: 2020-11-10
ASP single page web project:
User selects a Query {1,2,3} then clicks "Button". Depending on Query selected, SQL is run which returns data which I would like displayed in a table where PlaceHolder is.

I'm very good at HTML, CSS, PHP, C#. New to ASP.Net

So far I have WebForm1.aspx
<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeBehind="WebForm1.aspx.cs" Inherits="WebApplication5.WebForm1" %>
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head runat="server">
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
            <asp:RadioButtonList ID="RadioButtonList1" runat="server">
                <asp:ListItem Value="1">Query 1</asp:ListItem>
                <asp:ListItem Value="2">Query 2</asp:ListItem>
                <asp:ListItem Value="3">Query 3</asp:ListItem>
        <asp:Button ID="Button1" runat="server" OnClick="Button1_Click" Text="Button" />
            <asp:Label ID="Label1" runat="server" Text="Label"></asp:Label>
        <asp:PlaceHolder ID="PlaceHolder1" runat="server"></asp:PlaceHolder>
using System;

namespace WebApplication5
    public partial class WebForm1 : System.Web.UI.Page
        protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
        protected void Button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
            Label1.Text = "Selected: " + RadioButtonList1.SelectedItem.ToString();
            switch (RadioButtonList1.SelectedValue)
                case "1":
                    // Query 1
                case "2":
                    // Query 2
                case "3":
                    // Query 3
The GridView I would like to insert into PlaceHolder looks like (it would be really cool if the columns were auto generated, but I'll settle for manually specifying them like this for now):
<asp:SqlDataSource ID="SqlDataSource1" runat="server" ConnectionString="<%$ ConnectionStrings:DatabaseConnectionString %>" SelectCommand="SELECT * FROM [MyTable]"></asp:SqlDataSource>
<asp:GridView ID="GridView1" runat="server" AutoGenerateColumns="False" DataSourceID="SqlDataSource1">
        <asp:BoundField DataField="Customer Name" HeaderText="Customer Name" />
        <asp:BoundField DataField="Address" HeaderText="Address" />
I'll have 2 other GridViews defined similar to this one for Query 2 and Query 3.

My question now is, how do I piece this together? I looked into making a user control, but it appeared to involve creating a separate project for each user control, which seemed too complex I want to keep this simple so someone else later on can easily understand this (which is why I'm veering away from MVC as that seems too complex for this simple project.)

Thank you!

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