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DataGrid and onClick Question

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Hi Everyone,

I have an easy question I think. I have this datagrid and it has a button
in it that deletes a field in my database. I dont want someone to
accidentally click on it and BOOM! data gone.

I used to be able on normal buttons add a Java onClick event right in the
button itself to do this:


Well thats all fine an dandy but DOTNET hates it when I do that to buttons
in a datagrid and pukes on me. So I thought to myself, lets set it in the
page_load event right? So I used this code:

Dim btnDelete As ImageButton =
CType(dgUserData.FindControl("Imagebutton2"), ImageButton)
btnDelete.Attributes.Add("onClick", "window.alert('teste');")

And it hates that as well. Tells me that btnDelete is not set to a
reference of an object. And yes I tried it with the NEW clause as well and
gt the same events.

Surely there is a way to add client side validation so the boobs that use
this site dont get data whacking happy without at least clicking 'OK' :-)

Lemme know if anyone has any ideas.

Nov 20 '05 #1
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