Using HTML.Grid to display child object

I have an ASP.NET MVC application that is using a single view to display the properties and children (with their properties) of a model entity.

My model looks something like this:

public class Market
{
    public int ID { get; set; }
    public string Name { get; set; }
    public string Description { get; set; }
    public IList<EmailAddress> EmailAddresses { get; set; }
}
public class EmailAddress 
{
    public virtual int ID { get; set; }
    public virtual int MarketID { get; set; }
    public virtual string Email { get; set; }
}

On the view, I want to use a table to display the list of related email addresses. To do this, I am using Html.Grid.

<%= Html.Grid(Model.EmailAddresses).Columns( column =>
    {
        column.For(x => x.Email + Html.Hidden("ID", x.ID)).Encode(false).Sortable(false);
    })
    .Attributes(style => "width:100%")
    .Attributes(id => "emailGrid")
    .Empty("There are no Email Addresses set up") %>

However, when I do this, the hidden ID is that of the parent entity Market, not that of the EmailAddress.

How do I remedy this?

Answers


It seems it could be a bug in the WebGrid. Have you tried renaming your ID field in the EmailAddress class, e.g. EmailID and pass that to the WebGrid and see if it displays correctly?


This works for me, could it be that you have something wrong in the filling of your model?


Since you're using the lambda expression for the Column.For() method, the x parameter is re referring to a single email. I think you mean to refer to the Model, not a single email ID

Instead of doing x.ID, I think you just want Model.ID


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