EntityTemplateFactory Class


Creates an entity template.

public ref class EntityTemplateFactory
public class EntityTemplateFactory
type EntityTemplateFactory = class
Public Class EntityTemplateFactory


For an example of how to use entity templates, see Walkthrough: Customizing Table Layout Using Entity Templates.


The EntityTemplateFactory class is used at run time by Dynamic Data to get an instance of an entity template for a table. Entity templates are user controls that apply to a whole table row instead of a single data field, as with field templates. The entity templates are displayed on a page by using the DynamicEntity class. They use field templates to display values from the data model.

Dynamic Data provides default entity templates that are found in the ~\DynamicData\EntityTemplates folder. You can modify these default entity templates or create custom ones to change the appearance and behavior for a table. There are templates for display, edit, and insert operations.



Initializes a new instance of the EntityTemplateFactory class.


BuildEntityTemplateVirtualPath(String, DataBoundControlMode)

Builds the path of the entity template for the specified table.

CreateEntityTemplate(MetaTable, DataBoundControlMode, String)

Creates an instance of the entity template for the specified table.


Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.

(Inherited from Object)
GetEntityTemplateVirtualPath(MetaTable, DataBoundControlMode, String)

Gets the virtual path of the entity template for the specified table.


Serves as the default hash function.

(Inherited from Object)

Gets the Type of the current instance.

(Inherited from Object)

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.

(Inherited from Object)

Returns a string that represents the current object.

(Inherited from Object)

Applies to

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