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It shouldn't have to be so hard. How do you set a unique id for fields in a grid?

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 29, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

This is a problem I really want to resolve. It should be easy.

I have a grid and I have set up an editor template to assign a datepicker to one of the fields. This field is in the grid, so has the same id value regardless of what row it is on. So when you assign a date on the fourth row via the datepicker, the field that get updated is the first one in the first row because the id is the same.

So I need a unique id for each to stop this from happening. How do I do this? Can I set the id to a unique id in my existing editor template, or do I have to use another one. One suggestion I have had is to use a display template, but I think that will read protect my field.

Now I think this is a very basic problem, does anyone have a solution? Maybe I should use jqGrid or MVC Contrib grid instead (I have not used them before).

Here is my code;

I have created a grid in my view using a foreach loop and a partial view;

<%@ Control Language="C#" Inherits="System.Web.Mvc.ViewUserControl<SHP.WebUI.Models.ChristmasShutdownExtended>" %>

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