By Default, Grid View control displays Item Template which directly shows the Product Name and Unit Price columns but when user clicks Edit button Grid View automatically switches to Edit Item Template and display the control available inside Edit Item Template for user editing.
Font-Names="Verdana" Font-Size="10" Data Key Names="Product ID" Auto Generate Columns="false" onrowcancelingedit="Grid View1_Row Canceling Edit" onrowediting="Grid View1_Row Editing" onrowupdating="Grid View1_Row Updating"In the above code, I set two properties Show Edit Button and Show Cancel Button of Command Field.
After it has been clicked the postback places that row in edit mode. At this point in time the above Edit Item Template is displayed with two Image Buttons within it.
One has it's Command Name = "Update" and the other "Cancel".
In this tutorial I will show you how you can create an editable Grid View control for administrators to modify database records directly into the Grid View control.
Editing the Grid View control can be an incredibly easy feature to add for certain database tables, especially those who have no foreign key associated and can easily be edited through the use of a standard Text Box web control as shown in the figure below: 1.