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Get value of a label control inside the DetailsView

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 01, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net
Hi everyone, I have a databound label control (i.e. Label 3) inside an Item Template that's in a DetailsView control. I just need to get the value of those label and compare it to some string. I tried several ways (i.e. Find control, DetailsView.Row) but nothing seems to work. I don't know if I'm using the FindControl methos correctly or if I need to access the Row first and do the findcontrol method.  Protected Sub DetailsView4_DataBound(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles DetailsView4.DataBound 'If (DetailsView4.Rows(2).Cells(1).ToString = "Regular") Then 'Label3.ForeColor = Drawing.Color.Azure 'End If 'Dim StatusQualifierContainer As Label 'Dim S As String 'StatusQualifierContainer = DetailsView4.FindControl(Label3.Text) 'S = StatusQualifierContainer.Text 'If S = "Regular" Then 'Label5.ForeColor = Drawing.Color.Aqua 'End If 'Dim C As Label = DetailsView4.FindControl("Label3") 'If C.Text = "Regular" Then 'Label3.ForeColor = Drawing.Color.DarkBlue 'End If 'Dim headerRow As DetailsViewRow = DetailsView4.HeaderRow 'Dim lblText As Label = CType(headerRow.FindControl("Label3"), Label)

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