This is a community of tens of thousands of software programmers and website developers including Wrox book authors and readers. By joining today you can post your own programming questions, respond to other developers questions, and eliminate the ads that are displayed to guests. Hi All I am creating a Datagrid on the fly, which works fine, added a edit,cancel update command field as a template field.

All was workin fine b4 I added the Update Panel and Content Template.

) has been previously blogged by Mark Cassidy but I guess it depends on what symptom you’re having first, and wether you relate it back to this obscure setting. Grid View to This issue does now have a fleeting mention on While looking for that link, I also came across another blog post detailing the same issue and frustrations I’ve had with Gridview events that may have more detail.

In my case, I was previously aware of this issue but only relating to apparent loss of viewstate on controls.

A Grid View Update Event Args object is passed to the event-handling method, which enables you to determine the index of the current row and to indicate that the update operation should be canceled.

To cancel the update operation, set the collections, if necessary, before the values are passed to the data source.

Unfortunately I didn’t think of it as affecting events too.

In my case most features worked, Edit buttons would invoke row editing mode, cancel button works fine, row Command event generally worked, but it was Row Updating that simply wasn’t working.

event is raised when a row's Update button is clicked, but before the Grid View control updates the row.

This enables you to provide an event-handling method that performs a custom routine, such as canceling the update operation, whenever this event occurs.