How to Get a Multiple selected Values from a Gridview using Asp.Net

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In this Article you can Know how to get a Multiple selected values using CheckBox

First Drag and Drop one Gridvew and Button on asp Page.Later Retrive the Data From a Table on Gridview,by using Bound field and Add on CheckBox field in .aspx source code page as Below.

<asp:GridView id="Gridview1" runat ="server" AutoGenerateColumns ="False" ShowFooter ="True"  DataSourceID ="SqlDataSource1" OnSelectedIndexChanged="Gridview1_SelectedIndexChanged" style="z-index: 101; left: 19px; position: absolute; top: 142px" BackColor="LightGoldenrodYellow" BorderColor="Tan" BorderWidth="1px" CellPadding="2" ForeColor="Black" GridLines="None" Width="240px" >


<Columns >

<asp:TemplateField >

<ItemTemplate >

<asp:CheckBox ID="chk" runat ="server" />




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

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

<asp:BoundField DataField ="salary" HeaderText ="Salary" />



    <FooterStyle BackColor="Tan" />

    <SelectedRowStyle BackColor="DarkSlateBlue" ForeColor="GhostWhite" />

    <PagerStyle BackColor="PaleGoldenrod" ForeColor="DarkSlateBlue" HorizontalAlign="Center" />

    <HeaderStyle BackColor="Tan" BorderColor="Fuchsia" BorderStyle="Solid" Font-Bold="True" />

    <AlternatingRowStyle BackColor="PaleGoldenrod" />



<asp:SqlDataSource ID="SqlDataSource1" runat="server" ConnectionString="<%$ ConnectionStrings:ConnectionString %>"

            ProviderName="<%$ ConnectionStrings:ConnectionString.ProviderName %>" SelectCommand="SELECT [ID], [empname], [salary] FROM [emp]">


The output Image of Above code is Below: 

Now i am writing code in GetValues Button to retrive values when the user selects one or more CheckBoxes.

protected void GetValues_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)


        for (int i = 0; i < Gridview1.Rows.Count; i++)


            CheckBox chkb = (CheckBox)Gridview1.Rows[i].Cells[0].FindControl("chk");

            if (chkb.Checked)


                string name = Gridview1.Rows[i].Cells[2].Text;

                Response.Write("<br>" + name);





Click on GetValues Button After selecting one or more CheckBoxes, then you will get Values what you had checked in gridview.

The OutPut Of Image is Below:



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Full Name: Syed Shakeer Hussiain P
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Syed Shakeer Hussain
Shakeer Hussain has completed his Master of Computer Applications degree from Deccan College of engg and technology of Osmania University.He is a MVM of has good experience in the areas of ASP.NET, C#.NET, VB.NET, SQL SERVER 2000/2005 and Windows Mobile. He has worked in Windows Mobile,Web Applicatin and ERP projects.

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