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How to selectively disable linkbuttons in datagrid cell

This is my first post...I hope I am following by all protocols... I have a datagrid with the first cell containing a "Delete" linkbutton (eg: a ButtonColumn as defined in datagrid's PropertyBuilder). As I build the data into the grid, I test the current datagrid record to determine if it is already marked as "deleted" ('ExpirationDate' column value less than today's date) such that a deleted record should not have the "Delete" linkbutton 'active' (eg: clickable). In all other cases, the "Delete" linkbutton should be 'active'. I have tried several of the following statements inside a method executed by the datagrid's "OnItemDataBound" event but find that the links still remain 'active' even though they appear in the typical disabled grey coloring: --------code snippet start-------- string expdate= ((DataRowView)e.Item.DataItem).Row.ItemArray[4].ToString(); DateTime dt = Convert.ToDateTime(expdate) if (dt <= DateTime.Today) { //next line disables link in cell....but you can still click link e.Item.Cells[0].Enabled = false; //next line disables entire row...but you can still click link e.Item.Enabled = false; //next line hides link but actually removes 1st cell entirely....giving ugly left shift of current record e.Item.Controls[0].Visible = false; } --------code snippet end-------- Many thanks in advance!

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AD Administrator Syncfusion Team March 22, 2003 06:05 PM

This forum is for questions regarding Essential Grid, not the Windows Forms DataGrid. Try posting in the Windows Forms FAQ forum or on Microsoft newsgroups. Stefan

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