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Default How to code to set 'Visible' a field value

There is a 'Visible' behavior for 'Edit Fields' of a GridView, DataView, etc. We can select 'true' or 'false'.
If I set Visible 'False', then I want to set it to 'true,' when one field meets a criterion, e.g. if AppStatus='x'.

How do I add these codes into my VS 2005 aspx page? From 'Edit Fields' of the Design tab or
Soadd codes on the source tab? Where can I see some sample code?

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It depends. If you are setting the Edit column visible based upon a value that is databound to your Grid then I would suggest using the RowDataBound event.

If, however, it is based upon a session value for instance you could simply write something like this in your page load:

if(!Page.IsPostBack)
{
  if(somevalue == "x"){gv.Columns[0].Visible = true;}
  else{gv.Columns[0].Visible = true;}
}

You would change Columns[0] to the actual column your Edit Field is in. hth.

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