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DataList First Record Different Color

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 29, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net
I have a DataList that I would like to display the background color of the first record as a different color from the rest of the records.Is this even possible?  Any examples or suggestions would be appreciated.

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