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Display image in asp:HyperLinkField of GridView

, 19 Jan 2011
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Shows how to display an image (instead of simple text) in asp:HyperLinkField or asp:LinkButton column of a GridView
By default, asp:LinkButton and asp:HyperLinkField, being used for GridView navigation, shows simple text hyperlinks. You can easily place an image as a hyperlink. Follow this trick in order to display an image (instead of simple text) in asp:HyperLinkField or asp:LinkButton column.
Here is the code for the asp:HyperLinkField to display image:
<asp:HyperLinkField Text="&lt;img src='Images/img.png' alt='alternate text' border='0'/&gt;">
</asp:HyperLinkField>
In the Text property, the less than sign (<) and the greater than sign (>) should be replaced with their Character Entities.
And to show image in asp:LinkButton, use the following code:
<asp:LinkButton runat="server" Text="&lt;img src='/Images/img_btn.png' alt='Button' border='0'/&gt;">
</asp:LinkButton>

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QuestionExcelent Pinmembernecoide4-Apr-13 9:00 
GeneralMy vote of 5 PinmemberMember 977903924-Feb-13 23:12 
Tricky
QuestionGreat Tip! PinmemberAlman6611-Oct-12 2:26 
GeneralReason for my vote of 3 Why do someone use this complex meth... PinmemberVenkatesh Mookkan19-Jan-11 19:18 
GeneralWhy do someone use this complex method even though we can si... PinmemberVenkatesh Mookkan19-Jan-11 19:17 
GeneralFixed HTML encoding PinsubeditorIndivara19-Jan-11 18:28 

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