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Posted 5 Jul 2004

Add some Style to your DataGrids

, 5 Jul 2004 CPOL
Use CSS style sheets to apply re-usable styles across all of your grids.
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Data;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.SessionState;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;
using System.Web.UI.HtmlControls;

namespace GridStyles
	/// <summary>
	/// Summary description for WebForm1.
	/// </summary>
	public class WebForm1 : System.Web.UI.Page
		protected System.Web.UI.WebControls.DataGrid DataGrid2;
		protected System.Web.UI.WebControls.DataGrid DataGrid1;
		private void Page_Load(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
			// Put user code to initialize the page here
			DataGrid1.DataSource = SampleData();

			DataGrid2.DataSource = SampleData();

		private ArrayList SampleData()
			ArrayList a = new ArrayList();
			a.Add(new Hardware(1, "Dell Monitor", "17\" black"));
			a.Add(new Hardware(2, "Dell Keyboard", "101 keys"));
			a.Add(new Hardware(3, "harmon/kardon Speakers", "with volume control"));
			a.Add(new Hardware(4, "Logitec wheel mouse", "Optical"));

			return a;

		private class Hardware
			int id;
			string name;
			string description;

			public Hardware(int id, string name, string description)
			{ = id; = name;
				this.description = description;

			public int Id { get { return id; } }
			public string Name { get { return name; } }
			public string Description { get { return description; } } 
		#region Web Form Designer generated code
		override protected void OnInit(EventArgs e)
			// CODEGEN: This call is required by the ASP.NET Web Form Designer.
		/// <summary>
		/// Required method for Designer support - do not modify
		/// the contents of this method with the code editor.
		/// </summary>
		private void InitializeComponent()
			this.Load += new System.EventHandler(this.Page_Load);


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Steven Campbell
Web Developer
United States United States
Steve is a software developer working in Minneapolis, MN.

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