Adding the Database

To demonstrate how to apply styles to a gridview we will need to create a simple web site with a database to populate the gridview with data. Then, we will need to add in some CSS to style it. To begin, create a new ASP.NET Empty Web Site. Then, to add the database:

1. Right click the project in your solution explorer.
2. Select add ASP.NET folder.
3. Select App_Data.
4. Right click the App_Data folder in your solution explorer.
5. Select add new item…
6. Select a Sql Server Database.
7. Click add.

Now that we have a database, we need to add a table to it with some sample data. To do this:

1. Expand the Database.mdf folder in your server/database explorer.
2. Right click the Tables folder.
3. Select add new table.
4. Add the following columns with their respective types to the table:

Column Name

Data Type 





5. Save the table as ‘Table1’

Next, add the following sample data to Table1:




 Temp data 1 


 Temp data 2


 Temp data 3


 Temp data 4

Adding the Default.aspx Page

Next, we need to add a web form with a gridview on it. To do this:

1. Right click the project in your solution explorer.
2. Select add new item…
3. Select a web form.
4. Name it ‘Default.aspx’.
5. Click add.
6. Open Default.aspx up to design mode.
7. Drag and drop a gridview control onto the web form.
8. Expand the GridView Tasks menu.
9. From the Choose Data Source dropdownlist select <New data source…>.
10. Select a SQL Database and click OK.
11. Use the dropdown list to select Database.mdf and click Next.
12. Choose to save the connection string and click Next.
13. Click Next leaving the default select statement.
14. Finally, you can test your query and ensure that it is correct and click Finish.

Adding the CSS StyleSheet

Next, we need to add a new CSS style sheet to the project to which we will add our CSS classes. To do this:

1. Right click the project in your solution explorer.
2. Select add new item…
3. Select a style sheet.
4. Name it ‘StyleSheet.css’.
5. Click add.

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