Set the value of a DataField in code behind

How you set the value of of a DataField within code behind.

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Within code behind, how do you set the value of of a DataField? This example sets the columns set by the constants COL_1 & COL_2 to refer to data columns COLUMN_1 & COLUMN_2.


    Dim xCol As BoundColumn
    xCol = CType(grdData.Columns(COL_1),
System.Web.UI.WebControls.BoundColumn)
    xCol .DataField = "COLUMN_1"
    xCol = CType(grdData.Columns(COL_2),
System.Web.UI.WebControls.BoundColumn)
    xCol .DataField = "COLUMN_2"

This was first published in February 2004

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