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Microsoft® Visual C#® 2008 Step by Step by John Sharp

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Editing Data

You have seen how to use a GridView control to fetch and browse data. The following set of exercises shows you how to modify data and create new rows.

Updating Rows Through a GridView Control

By using the GridView control, you can add hyperlinks to the grid to indicate that a command should be performed. You can add your own custom hyperlinks and commands, but Visual Studio 2008 supplies some predefined hyperlinks for inserting, updating, and deleting data. In the following exercise, you will add update functionality to the GridView control by adding an Edit hyperlink to the grid. When the user clicks the Edit hyperlink, the row changes into a set of TextBox controls. The user can save the changes or discard them. This is achieved by ...

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