[SOLVED] Check table row number on button click


Hi i’ve this code and in for each part i create a table with 3 cells (name, timestamp and operation with a button view). I see some elements in this table, but when i click the button "VIEW" i want to know the id or number of the row clicked.
This is the code:

  protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
            List<myproject> items = new List<myproject>();
            string session = (string)Session["username"];
            string id_login = "";

            using (SqlConnection sqlCon = new SqlConnection(@"Data Source=DESKTOP-9UN2C31;Initial Catalog=projectdatabase;Integrated Security=True"))
                string query1 = "SELECT id FROM dbo.login WHERE [email protected]";
                SqlCommand sqlCmd1 = new SqlCommand(query1, sqlCon);
                sqlCmd1.Parameters.AddWithValue("@username", session);
                SqlDataReader rdr1 = sqlCmd1.ExecuteReader();

                    while (rdr1.Read())
                        id_login = rdr1.GetString(0);

                    string query = "SELECT nome, timestamp FROM dbo.project WHERE [email protected]_login";
                    SqlCommand sqlCmd = new SqlCommand(query, sqlCon);
                    sqlCmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("@id_login", id_login);

                    using (var rdr = sqlCmd.ExecuteReader())
                        while (rdr.Read())
                            items.Add(new myproject { nome = (string)rdr["nome"], timestamp = (string)rdr["timestamp"]});



                foreach (var element in items)
                    Button b = new Button();
                    b.Text = "VIEW";
                    TableRow tr = new TableRow();
                    TableCell tc1 = new TableCell();
                    TableCell tc2 = new TableCell();
                    TableCell tc3 = new TableCell();
                    tc1.Controls.Add(new LiteralControl("<span>" + element.nome + "</span>"));
                    tc2.Controls.Add(new LiteralControl(element.timestamp));

                    System.Diagnostics.Debug.WriteLine(element.nome + " " + element.timestamp);



I would suggest using a grid view, or even a list view.

so, say you have this markup:

        <asp:GridView ID="GridView1" runat="server" AutoGenerateColumns="False"
          cssclass="table"  width="30%">
                <asp:BoundField DataField="Nome" HeaderText="Nome"  />
                <asp:BoundField DataField="timestamp" HeaderText="timestamp" />

                <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Select" ItemStyle-HorizontalAlign="Center">
                        <asp:Button ID="cmdView" runat="server" Text="View"  CssClass="btns"/>

And now your code can be this:

           string query = "SELECT nome, timestamp FROM dbo.project";
            SqlCommand sqlCmd = new SqlCommand(query, sqlCon);

            DataTable rstData = new DataTable();

            GridView1.DataSource = rstData;

(I left out the parameter’s – but you do want to keep them as you have).

So, now we see this:

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Ok, so now add a event to the button click:

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And our button code click is thus:

   protected void cmdView_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        Button btn = sender as Button;
        GridViewRow gRow = btn.NamingContainer as GridViewRow;

        Debug.Print("Row index click = " + gRow.RowIndex.ToString());
        Debug.Print("First column value = " + gRow.Cells[0].Text);
        DateTime? myDt = DateTime.Parse(gRow.Cells[1].Text);
        Debug.Print("2nd column value = " +  myDt.ToString());


Row index click = 3
First column value = SR-71A.jpg
2nd column value = 2022-02-05 7:22:00 PM

Answered By – Albert D. Kallal

Answer Checked By – Gilberto Lyons (BugsFixing Admin)

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