GridView Must be Placed Inside a form Tag with runat=server

How to troubleshoot this following error:

Control '' of type 'GridView' must be placed inside a form tag with runat=server.

We face regular this kind of error while we are trying to convert gridview into Excel (xls) or other file format. Even we have gridivew control inside form tag.

 

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Solution:

Add following lines in same code behind where gridview code written.

  1. public override void VerifyRenderingInServerForm(Control control)  
  2. {  
  3.   
  4. }  

It will solved your error.

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