Add a Row Number to the GridView

Here’s a simple way to add a Row Number to the GridView. Just add the following tags to your <columns> section of your GridView

asp:TemplateField HeaderText="RowNumber">
<%# Container.DataItemIndex + 1 %>

and you will get the following output


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4 Responses to "Add a Row Number to the GridView"
  1. Anonymous said...
    January 25, 2010 at 12:30 PM

    Thanx buddy...simple and best

  2. Danish Backer said...
    October 23, 2010 at 4:07 PM

    Thank you...! :D

  3. Karuna said...
    May 16, 2011 at 4:45 AM

    Thank you it works fine

  4. lingmaaki said...
    April 20, 2014 at 1:03 AM

    Gridview examples....Gridview Tutorial



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