This will display the template designer for the column as shown in Figure 6.
So I have my Gridview with Data Source set to a Data Table on page Load event : In the Click event of the button I want to retrieve current values of the controls, as displayed on Web page after user's actions, and pass them to my sp as a comma-separated string. Is Null Or Empty(str Add) = False Then str Per Insert = str Per Insert & str Add & "," '..so on to add values to string What to do to retrieve edited values? I also tried setting Edit Index to the index of "pseudo-edited" row, just before your code: Thanks, yousuf... I think Edit Index is nothing, because the whole Edit thing is never raised. Set the Control To Validate property of Required Field Validator control to Text Box1 (i.e. Also, set its Error Message property to "Please enter company name".Note that by default all validation controls validate on the client side.There can be several approaches taken for validating data. For our example we are going to use Customers table of Northwind database. Open its smart tag and choose "Configure Data Source" option to start Configure Data Source wizard.On the first step of the wizard click on "New Connection" button to open a dialog as shown in Figure 1.