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DataGrid, DataSet, GetChanges question

In winforms, I can bind a datagrid to a dataset. When the user wants to
submit changes, it's easy to see what has changed with the DataSet
"GetChanges " method.

In ASP.Net, I can create the dataset, bind it to the grid, then send to
the user. But upon postback, I have no way of knowing which items
changed on the datagrid. Do I really have to roll my own code for this
or is it possible to use the GetChanges method on the dataset after
all? Thanks --Marty

Nov 19 '05 #1
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Hi Marty,

Due to client-server mode, a web application can't tightly
bind a datagrid with its underlying data source. Hence
once postback, you need to get data from datagrid itself,
e.g. datagrid.Items[rowIndex].Cells[colIndex].Text. There
is no way to use GetChanges on it's underlying dataset.

HTH

Elton Wang
el********@hotm ail.com

-----Original Message-----
In winforms, I can bind a datagrid to a dataset. When the user wants tosubmit changes, it's easy to see what has changed with the DataSet"GetChanges " method.

In ASP.Net, I can create the dataset, bind it to the grid, then send tothe user. But upon postback, I have no way of knowing which itemschanged on the datagrid. Do I really have to roll my own code for thisor is it possible to use the GetChanges method on the dataset afterall? Thanks --Marty

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