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How to get value from a textbox in DataList

 
 
Peter Afonin
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      04-07-2004
Hello:

I've never used the DataList before, and I have a problem now:

In the ItemTemplate I put the LinkButton and a TextBox (not databound, I
want the user to be able to type in it). Then I try to retrieve the value of
the textbox by pressing the Linkbutton, like this, pretty much like I do it
in Datagrid:

Private Sub MyList_ItemCommand(ByVal source As Object, ByVal e As
System.Web.UI.WebControls.DataListCommandEventArgs ) Handles
MyList.ItemCommand
Try

Dim txt As TextBox
txt = CType(e.Item.FindControl("txtDomain"), TextBox)
Dim sDomain As String = txt.Text
Catch ex As Exception
Response.Write(ex.Message)
Finally
End Try
End Sub

If I type something in this textbox and press the button, the value is
always an emty string. Perhaps I just don't understand how the Datalist
works. What am I doing wrong?

I would appreciate your help.

Thank you,


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