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Old November 17th, 2005, 08:27 AM
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Default template column in datagrid

i ve template column in datagrid

<asp:TemplateColumn SortExpression="url_desc" HeaderText="Description">
                                                <ItemStyle HorizontalAlign="Left" Width="20%"></ItemStyle>
                                                <ItemTemplate>
                                                    <asp:Label id=lblDesc Width="70" BorderStyle="None" Runat="server" text='<%#Container.DataItem("url_desc")%>'>
                                                    </asp:Label>
                                                </ItemTemplate>
                                                <EditItemTemplate>
                                                    <asp:TextBox id=txt_Desc runat="server" Width="160px" TextMode="MultiLine" Rows="4" Text='<%#Container.DataItem("url_desc")%>'>
                                                    </asp:TextBox>
                                                    <asp:CustomValidator id="vld_txtDesc" Runat="server" ClientValidationFunction="fn_maxLength" ControlToValidate="txt_Desc"
                                                        Display="None" ErrorMessage="Description cannot exceed more than 250 characters"></asp:CustomValidator>
                                                </EditItemTemplate>
                                            </asp:TemplateColumn>


but when the text on this lable "lblDesc" has more length then the datagrid is getting expanded.
i don't want the width of grid to be streatched.
even setting the "ItemStyle-Wrap" doesn't work
what would be the solution for this?
 
Old November 18th, 2005, 06:33 PM
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Try this code in your Datagrid
<asp:TemplateColumn HeaderText="<<Write your own Header text>>">
<ItemStyle Width="20%">
</ItemStyle>


Hope this helps you






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