DetailsView.CreateChildControls(IEnumerable, Boolean) Method

Definition

Creates the control hierarchy used to render the DetailsView control.

protected:
 override int CreateChildControls(System::Collections::IEnumerable ^ dataSource, bool dataBinding);
protected override int CreateChildControls (System.Collections.IEnumerable dataSource, bool dataBinding);
override this.CreateChildControls : System.Collections.IEnumerable * bool -> int
Protected Overrides Function CreateChildControls (dataSource As IEnumerable, dataBinding As Boolean) As Integer

Parameters

dataSource
IEnumerable

An IEnumerable that represents the data source for the DetailsView control.

dataBinding
Boolean

true to indicate that this method is being called during data binding; otherwise, false.

Returns

Int32

The number of items in the data source.

Exceptions

dataSource returns a null DataSourceView.

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dataSource is not an ICollection and cannot return a total row count.

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dataBinding is false and dataSource does not implement the ICollection interface.

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dataSource does not implement the ICollection interface and AllowPaging is set to true.

Remarks

The CreateChildControls method is a helper method called by the DetailsView control to create the control hierarchy for the control.

Notes to Inheritors

When extending the DetailsView class, you can override this method to create your own control hierarchy.

Applies to

See also