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Alert to confirm deletes in the new GridView control

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I want to have an alert to confirm deletes in the GridView. I have seen
posting for doing it in DataGrid but I can not get it to work in the new
GridView. I tried in GridView1_RowCommand I tried something like:

((LinkButton)GridView1.SelectedRow.FindControl("lb Delete")).Attributes.Add(
"onClick", "return confirm('Are you sure you want to delete this row?');");

Any ideas would be appretiated!

Thank you!

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Steven Cheng[MSFT]
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Hi dev648237923,

If you're using TemplateField, it is convenient for us to customize the
controls in the template. The code project article you mentioend use
"RowDataBound" event to add the "confirm delete" javascript for the
delete button. You can also do it through the "RowCreated" event.

In addition, in ASP.NET 2.0, button or LinkButton control provide the
"OnClientClick" property that can let you add client-side click script.
Therefore, you can also add the "confirm deleting" script in the LinkButton
or Button's "OnClientClick" property. e.g

<asp:GridView ID="GridView1" runat="server" AutoGenerateColumns="False"
<asp:TemplateField ShowHeader="False">
<asp:LinkButton ID="LinkButton2" runat="server"

OnClientClick="if(confirm('Are you sure to
delete this item?') == false){return false;}"

CausesValidation="False" CommandName="Delete"

Hope this also helps.


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