BoundColumn.DataField BoundColumn.DataField BoundColumn.DataField BoundColumn.DataField Property

Definition

Gets or sets the field name from the data source to bind to the BoundColumn.

public:
 virtual property System::String ^ DataField { System::String ^ get(); void set(System::String ^ value); };
public virtual string DataField { get; set; }
member this.DataField : string with get, set
Public Overridable Property DataField As String

Property Value

The name of the field to bind to the BoundColumn. The default value is Empty.

Examples

The following example demonstrates how to use the DataField property to specify the name of the field in the data source to bind to the BoundColumn.

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="True" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Data" %>
 
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
   <script language="C#" runat="server">
 
      ICollection CreateDataSource() 
      {
         DataTable dt = new DataTable();
         DataRow dr;
 
         dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("IntegerValue", typeof(Int32)));
         dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("StringValue", typeof(string)));
         dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("CurrencyValue", typeof(double)));
 
         for (int i = 0; i < 9; i++) 
         {
            dr = dt.NewRow();
 
            dr[0] = i;
            dr[1] = "Item " + i.ToString();
            dr[2] = 1.23 * (i + 1);
 
            dt.Rows.Add(dr);
         }
 
         DataView dv = new DataView(dt);
         return dv;
      }
 
      void Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e) 
      {
 
         if (!IsPostBack) 
         {
            // Load this data only once.
            ItemsGrid.DataSource= CreateDataSource();
            ItemsGrid.DataBind();
         }
      }
 
   </script>
 
<head runat="server">
    <title>BoundColumn Example</title>
</head>
<body>
 
   <form id="form1" runat="server">
 
      <h3>BoundColumn Example</h3>
 
      <b>Product List</b>
 
      <asp:DataGrid id="ItemsGrid"
           BorderColor="black"
           BorderWidth="1"
           CellPadding="3"
           AutoGenerateColumns="false"
           runat="server">

         <HeaderStyle BackColor="#00aaaa">
         </HeaderStyle>

         <Columns>

            <asp:BoundColumn
                 HeaderText="Number" 
                 DataField="IntegerValue">
            </asp:BoundColumn>

            <asp:BoundColumn
                 HeaderText="Description" 
                 DataField="StringValue">
            </asp:BoundColumn>

            <asp:BoundColumn
                 HeaderText="Price" 
                 DataField="CurrencyValue" 
                 DataFormatString="{0:c}">
            </asp:BoundColumn>

         </Columns>
 
      </asp:DataGrid>
 
   </form>
 
</body>
</html>

<%@ Page Language="VB" AutoEventWireup="True" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Data" %>
 
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
   <script language="VB" runat="server">
    Function CreateDataSource() As ICollection
        Dim dt As New DataTable()
        Dim dr As DataRow
        
        dt.Columns.Add(New DataColumn("IntegerValue", GetType(Int32)))
        dt.Columns.Add(New DataColumn("StringValue", GetType(String)))
        dt.Columns.Add(New DataColumn("CurrencyValue", GetType(Double)))
        
        Dim i As Integer
        For i = 0 To 8
            dr = dt.NewRow()
            
            dr(0) = i
            dr(1) = "Item " + i.ToString()
            dr(2) = 1.23 *(i + 1)
            
            dt.Rows.Add(dr)
        Next i
        
        Dim dv As New DataView(dt)
        Return dv
    End Function 'CreateDataSource


    Sub Page_Load(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)
        
        If Not IsPostBack Then
            ' Load this data only once.
            ItemsGrid.DataSource = CreateDataSource()
            ItemsGrid.DataBind()
        End If
    End Sub 'Page_Load
   </script>
<head runat="server">
    <title>BoundColumn Example</title>
</head>
<body>
 
   <form id="form1" runat="server">
 
      <h3>BoundColumn Example</h3>
 
      <b>Product List</b>
 
      <asp:DataGrid id="ItemsGrid"
           BorderColor="black"
           BorderWidth="1"
           CellPadding="3"
           AutoGenerateColumns="false"
           runat="server">

         <HeaderStyle BackColor="#00aaaa">
         </HeaderStyle>

         <Columns>

            <asp:BoundColumn
                 HeaderText="Number" 
                 DataField="IntegerValue">
            </asp:BoundColumn>

            <asp:BoundColumn
                 HeaderText="Description" 
                 DataField="StringValue">
            </asp:BoundColumn>

            <asp:BoundColumn
                 HeaderText="Price" 
                 DataField="CurrencyValue" 
                 DataFormatString="{0:c}">
            </asp:BoundColumn>

         </Columns>
 
      </asp:DataGrid>
 
   </form>
 
</body>
</html>

Remarks

Use the DataField property to specify the field to bind to the BoundColumn.

Applies to

See also