[thelist] 1/2 Way - Passing Values from a DataGrid

Casey aspnet at thecrookstons.com
Fri Aug 12 13:48:52 CDT 2005

Okay, I got the first half figured out:


Now, how do I retrieve this value in the subroutine?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Casey"

> I have a datagrid losing a bunch of doctors.  The user needs to be able to
> select one of the doctors to view more details.  Rather then passing the
> value doc_id to a new page, I want to keep it all on the same page and
> display the details in a different panel.
> I'm having trouble knowing what kind of column to use.  I could use a
> HyperLinkColum as such:
> <asp:HyperLinkColumn Text="view" DataNavigateUrlField="doc_id"
> DataNavigateUrlFormatString="default.aspx?doc_id={0}" HeaderText="Details"
> />
> But I'd rather not pass the doc_id in a querystring, and this seems
> inefficient to call the same page anyway... I want to call a sub routine
> instead.  I could use a ButtonColumn, but I'm not finding any way to pass
> the doc_id.
> What am I overlooking?
> TIA!

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