DataList.CreateItem(Int32, ListItemType) DataList.CreateItem(Int32, ListItemType) DataList.CreateItem(Int32, ListItemType) DataList.CreateItem(Int32, ListItemType) Method


Creates a DataListItem object.

 virtual System::Web::UI::WebControls::DataListItem ^ CreateItem(int itemIndex, System::Web::UI::WebControls::ListItemType itemType);
protected virtual System.Web.UI.WebControls.DataListItem CreateItem (int itemIndex, System.Web.UI.WebControls.ListItemType itemType);
abstract member CreateItem : int * System.Web.UI.WebControls.ListItemType -> System.Web.UI.WebControls.DataListItem
override this.CreateItem : int * System.Web.UI.WebControls.ListItemType -> System.Web.UI.WebControls.DataListItem
Protected Overridable Function CreateItem (itemIndex As Integer, itemType As ListItemType) As DataListItem


Int32 Int32 Int32 Int32

The specified location within the DataList to place the created item.

ListItemType ListItemType ListItemType ListItemType

A ListItemType that represents the specified type of the item to create.


A new DataListItem created with the specified list-item type.


The CreateItem method is used primarily by control developers in creating a custom implementation of the DataList control. The CreateItem method is functionally equivalent to calling the DataListItem constructor for a DataListItem. The ItemIndex and ItemType properties are initialized for the new DataListItem using the specified values, but the item is not inserted into the DataList.

The CreateControlHierarchy method uses the CreateItem and InitializeItem methods to create DataListItem controls that represent the header, footer, separator, and data-bound items contained in the data list. You can access the data-bound items for the data list through the Items collection. You can access all item types, including the header, footer, and separator items, through the Controls collection.

Notes to Inheritors

Override this method to create your own derived DataListItem type, or to set additional member properties when a DataListItem is created.

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