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Add some Pizzazz to your DotNetNuke Modules

In my recent tutorial I realized that my GridView could use a little work (you need Visual Studio 2008 to follow along):

I already knew about using the AutoFormat:

For example, "Classic" is always a good choice:

But, today I decided to try out the "Add Extender":

I simply clicked the "DropShadowExtender" and clicked OK:

In the GridView properties a GridView_DropShadowExtender section appears and I can change the Opacity to "0.5":

Ahh much nicer:

While I'm at it why don't I format the Price column properly. First go to Edit Colums:

Click on Price in the Select fields section then enter {0:c} for the DataFormatString and click OK:

Now it's ready:

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