1. Getting Started

    Learn how to install AspGrid and familiarize yourself with the structure of a sample database that will be used throughout the manual.

  2. Your First Grid

    Build your first simple grid interface to a database table.

  3. Object Model Overview

    Get acquainted with the AspGrid object model.

  4. Formatting & Edit Controls

    Learn how to format your grid and take advantage of edit controls such as drop-down list boxes, checkboxes and textareas.
  5. Using XML to Set Parameters

    AspGrid allows you to specify all parameters via an XML document. This chapter explains how.
  6. Data Validation

    Learn how to use client-side JavaScript to validate user input. Also, learn how to perform server-side validation.
  7. Using AspGrid in Frames

    Using the component in a frame environment has its issues. This chapter demonstrates how to deal with them.
  8. Accessing Individual Elements in a Grid

    You don't have to be limited by the default display functionality of AspGrid. Learn how to take grid rendering into your own hands.
  9. Displaying All Records in Edit Mode Updated

    AspGrid enables you to display all records in the edit mode at the same time. Learn how to do it and what implications this special mode has on client-side JavaScript validation. This chapter also explains how to take advantage of the Update-All-At-Once mode introduced by AspGrid 3.1.
  10. Data-bound Forms

    Learn how to take advantage of AspGrid's support for data-bound forms.
  11. Searching

    If your table contains hundreds or thousands of records, paging down is not the most efficient way to find a record you need. Learn how to use the built-in search functionality of AspGrid to "jump" to a record that meets certain criteria.
  12. Using COM+ Role-Based Security

    Being a true COM+ component, AspGrid supports role-based access control provided by MTS/Component Services. Learn how to use COM+ Roles with AspGrid to enforce various security restrictions.
  13. Appendix A. How-To Questions

    Find instant answers to the most common how-to questions.