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RowCommand Event In GridView In Asp.Net

Here we are binding a GridView and using RowCommand event in GridView in C#.

In RowCommand event you can use any CommandName of Button as you want.

Points Of Remember:

1. Fire GridView's RowCommand event.

2. Place LinkButtons in ItemTemplate of Gridview's column.

3. Set CommandName propery of LinkButtons.

4. Use CommandArgument for bind value.

5. Add namespace System.Data and System.Data.SqlClient in your C# page.

<!DOCTYPE html>


<html xmlns="">

<head runat="server">




    <form id="form1" runat="server">


         <asp:GridView ID="GridView1" runat="server" AutoGenerateColumns="false" CellPadding="4"

              OnRowCommand="GridView1_RowCommand" Width="600px" ForeColor="#333333">




                        <asp:LinkButton ID="LB1" runat="server" CommandName="add">Add</asp:LinkButton>

                        <asp:LinkButton ID="LB2" runat="server" CommandName="remove"

                             CommandArgument='<%#Eval("ID") %>'>Remove</asp:LinkButton>



                <asp:BoundField DataField="Name" HeaderText="Name" />

                <asp:BoundField DataField="Branch" HeaderText="Branch" />

                <asp:BoundField DataField="City" HeaderText="City" />


            <HeaderStyle BackColor="#7961da" Font-Bold="True" ForeColor="White" />       

            <RowStyle BackColor="#F7F6F3" ForeColor="#333333" />






C# Codes :

using System.Data;

using System.Data.SqlClient;


public partial class GridView_test_rowcommandevent  : System.Web.UI. Page


    SqlConnection con = new SqlConnection( @"Data Source=JITESH-PC\SQL;Initial

                                                                                              Catalog=db_Student;Integrated Security=True");


    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)


        if (!IsPostBack)






    //method for binding GridView

    protected void BindGridView()


        DataTable dt = new DataTable();

        SqlDataAdapter da = new SqlDataAdapter( "Select ID,Name,Branch,City from tbl_student" , con);





        if (dt.Rows.Count > 0)


            GridView1.DataSource = dt;




    protected void GridView1_RowCommand(object sender, GridViewCommandEventArgs e)


        string query = "";


        if (e.CommandName == "add")


            query = "insert into tbl_Student(Name,Branch,City) values('Rahul','ECE','Jaipur')";


        else if (e.CommandName == "remove")


            // find student id of clicked row

            string id= e.CommandArgument.ToString();


            query = "delete from tbl_Student where ID="+id+"";



        SqlCommand cmd = new SqlCommand (query, con);