DataGrid Demo with a Button

This demo shows a DataGrid Web control with a Details "button" present. The button is in the form of a link; if you wanted to make the link a standard button, you would simply need to enter ButtonType="PushButton" in the ButtonColumn tag.


FAQ DetailsFAQ IDFAQ Description
Details181How can I format numbers and date/times using ASP.NET? For example, I want to format a number as a currency.
Details161How can I convert a Recordset into an array? Also, how can I convert an array into a Recordset?
Details115I am using Access and getting a 80004005 error (or a [Microsoft][ODBC Microsoft Access Driver] The Microsoft Jet database engine cannot open the file '(unknown)' error) when trying to open a connection! How can I fix this problem?
Details83How can I quickly sort a VBScript array?
Details190How do I display data on a web page using arrays instead of Do...While...MoveNext...???...
Details106How can I find out if a record already exists in a database? If it doesn't, I want to add it.
Details118When I get a list of all files in a directory via the FileSystemObject, they aren't ordered in any reasonable way. How can I sort the files by name? Or by size? Or by date created? Or...
Details30For session variables to work, must the Web visitor have cookies enabled?
Details14Can I send emails without using CDONTS?
Details149How can I remove multiple spaces between words in a string? That is, if I have: Hi    there how can I get: Hi there?


Source Code
<% @Import Namespace="System.Data" %>
<% @Import Namespace="System.Data.SqlClient" %>
<script language="vb" runat="server">
  Sub Page_Load(sender as Object, e as EventArgs)
	BindData()
  End Sub
	
	
  Sub BindData()
    '1. Create a connection
    Dim myConnection as New SqlConnection(ConfigurationSettings.AppSettings("connectionString"))

    '2. Create the command object, passing in the SQL string
    Const strSQL as String = "sp_Popularity"
    Dim myCommand as New SqlCommand(strSQL, myConnection)

    'Set the datagrid's datasource to the datareader and databind
    myConnection.Open()
    dgPopularFAQs.DataSource = myCommand.ExecuteReader(CommandBehavior.CloseConnection)
    dgPopularFAQs.DataBind()	
  End Sub
</script>

<form runat="server">
  <asp:DataGrid runat="server" id="dgPopularFAQs" 
                BackColor="#eeeeee" Width="85%"
                HorizontalAlign="Center"
                Font-Name="Verdana" CellPadding="4"
                Font-Size="10pt" AutoGenerateColumns="False">
    <HeaderStyle BackColor="Black" ForeColor="White" Font-Bold="True" HorizontalAlign="Center" />
    <AlternatingItemStyle BackColor="White" />
	  
    <Columns>
	  <asp:ButtonColumn Text="Details" HeaderText="FAQ Details" />
	  <asp:BoundColumn DataField="FAQID" HeaderText="FAQ ID" />
      <asp:BoundColumn DataField="Description" HeaderText="FAQ Description" />
    </Columns>
  </asp:datagrid>
</form>
	


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