Simple DataGrid Sorting Demo

This demo shows how to create a DataGrid with bound columns that allows the user to sort two of the six columns. For this demo clicking on the name will not sort the row, but just indicate what row was clicked. Note that here AutoGenerateColumns is set to True (the default). This will automatically make each column a candidate for sorting.


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115I am using Access and getting a 80004005 error (or a [Microsoft][ODBC Microsoft Access Driver] The Microsoft Jet database engine cannot open the file '(unknown)' error) when trying to open a connection! How can I fix this problem?23353021Scott Mitchellmitchell@4guysfromrolla.com1/17/2001 11:38:49 PMDatabases, Errors
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190How do I display data on a web page using arrays instead of Do...While...MoveNext...???...1860061Scott Mitchellmitchell@4guysfromrolla.com4/11/2002 1:14:41 PMArrays
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14Can I send emails without using CDONTS?13032210Scott Mitchellmitchell@4guysfromrolla.com9/24/2000 1:18:37 AMEmail
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Source Code
<% @Import Namespace="System.Data" %>
<% @Import Namespace="System.Data.SqlClient" %>
<script language="vb" runat="server">
  Sub Page_Load(sender as Object, e as EventArgs)
    BindData()
  End Sub
	
	
  Sub BindData()
    '1. Create a connection
    Dim myConnection as New SqlConnection(ConfigurationSettings.AppSettings("connectionString"))

    '2. Create the command object, passing in the SQL string
    Const strSQL as String = "sp_Popularity"
    Dim myCommand as New SqlCommand(strSQL, myConnection)

    'Set the datagrid's datasource to the datareader and databind
    myConnection.Open()
    dgPopularFAQs.DataSource = myCommand.ExecuteReader(CommandBehavior.CloseConnection)
    dgPopularFAQs.DataBind()	
  End Sub
  
  Sub SortResults(sender as Object, e as DataGridSortCommandEventArgs)
	lblWhatClicked.Text = "You clicked: " & e.SortExpression
  End Sub
</script>

<form runat="server">
  <asp:label id="lblWhatClicked" runat="server" Font-Bold="True" />
  <p>
  <asp:DataGrid runat="server" id="dgPopularFAQs" 
                BackColor="#eeeeee" Width="85%"
                HorizontalAlign="Center"
                Font-Name="Verdana" CellPadding="4"
                Font-Size="10pt" AutoGenerateColumns="False"
                AllowSorting="True"
                OnSortCommand="SortResults" />
  </asp:datagrid>
</form>
	


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