Chapter 11. Using the GridView Control




The GridView control is the workhorse of the ASP.NET Framework. It is one of the most feature-rich and complicated of all the ASP.NET controls. The GridView control enables you to display, select, sort, page, and edit data items such as database records.


The GridView control supersedes the DataGrid control included in the ASP.NET 1.x Framework. The DataGrid control is still included in ASP.NET 3.5 for backward compatibility, but you should use the GridView instead because it is a more powerful control.

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