Rowupdating event

What happens with this is that the source is being created every time the user submits the page.

This means that when the user does an update, the data from that update is lost.

NET Forum so that other people can learn from the experience too. -Frinny You may need to turn off validation even if you are not validating anything.

It seems like the Java Script can get mangled otherwise.

Do you have some sort of Java Script functionality that may be stopping it? A common problem people have with Grid Views is understanding when to data bind the data source to the Grid View.

-Frinny Hi all, I seem to be having the same issue but I don't quite follow the trouble with the above post. Can you explain the T/S a little more or maybe point me to another post that may have already covered it? Hi all, I seem to be having the same issue but I don't quite follow the trouble with the above post. Can you explain the T/S a little more or maybe point me to another post that may have already covered it? It's quite common that people create the data source and bind this source to the Grid View in their Page_Load() method.

I am using a SQLData Source to populate my gridview in ASP. When I hit Edit, the textboxes appear and I am able to edit my values. I am using a SQLData Source to populate my gridview in ASP. When I hit Edit, the textboxes appear and I am able to edit my values. In the Row Editing function, the edit textboxes appear and I can get the "old" values Then the page renders, I edit the textboxes and hit Update.

In the Page_Load event, you simply load your data from the database and bind it with the Grid View control as shown below: For brevity I am not storing connection string in the web.config and also not using any Data Access Component.To do this we first need to obtain the reference of the current row by using its index no as shown in the first line below.By using the Grid View Row object we can find the reference of any control in the row in which user is editing the data. Yes, I did put the breakpoint at the Row Updating line (and not in the function).You have to make sure that you aren't setting your Grid View's data when it is not postback.

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