DetailsView.DefaultMode DetailsView.DefaultMode DetailsView.DefaultMode DetailsView.DefaultMode Property

Definition

Get or sets the default data-entry mode of the DetailsView control.

public:
 virtual property System::Web::UI::WebControls::DetailsViewMode DefaultMode { System::Web::UI::WebControls::DetailsViewMode get(); void set(System::Web::UI::WebControls::DetailsViewMode value); };
public virtual System.Web.UI.WebControls.DetailsViewMode DefaultMode { get; set; }
member this.DefaultMode : System.Web.UI.WebControls.DetailsViewMode with get, set
Public Overridable Property DefaultMode As DetailsViewMode

Property Value

One of the DetailsViewMode values. The default is DetailsViewMode.ReadOnly.

Exceptions

Examples

The following code example demonstrates how to use the DefaultMode property to specify that the DetailsView control should remain in edit mode after a record has been updated.


<%@ Page language="C#" %>

<!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" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title>DetailsView DefaultMode Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="Form1" runat="server">
        
      <h3>DetailsView DefaultMode Example</h3>
                
        <asp:detailsview id="CustomerDetailView"
          datasourceid="DetailsViewSource"
          datakeynames="CustomerID"
          autogenerateeditbutton="true"   
          autogeneraterows="true"
          allowpaging="true"
          defaultmode="Edit"   
          runat="server">
               
          <headerstyle backcolor="Navy"
            forecolor="White"/>
                    
        </asp:detailsview>
        
        <!-- This example uses Microsoft SQL Server and connects  -->
        <!-- to the Northwind sample database. Use an ASP.NET     -->
        <!-- expression to retrieve the connection string value   -->
        <!-- from the web.config file.                            -->
        <asp:SqlDataSource ID="DetailsViewSource" runat="server" 
          ConnectionString=
            "<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthWindConnectionString%>"
          InsertCommand="INSERT INTO [Customers]([CustomerID],
            [CompanyName], [Address], [City], [PostalCode], [Country]) 
            VALUES (@CustomerID, @CompanyName, @Address, @City, 
            @PostalCode, @Country)"

          SelectCommand="Select [CustomerID], [CompanyName], 
            [Address], [City], [PostalCode], [Country] From 
            [Customers]">
        </asp:SqlDataSource>
    </form>
  </body>
</html>


<%@ Page language="VB" %>

<!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" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title>DetailsView DefaultMode Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="Form1" runat="server">
        
      <h3>DetailsView DefaultMode Example</h3>
                
        <asp:detailsview id="CustomerDetailView"
          datasourceid="DetailsViewSource"
          datakeynames="CustomerID"
          autogenerateeditbutton="true"   
          autogeneraterows="true"
          allowpaging="true"
          defaultmode="Edit"   
          runat="server">
               
          <headerstyle backcolor="Navy"
            forecolor="White"/>
                    
        </asp:detailsview>
        
        <!-- This example uses Microsoft SQL Server and connects  -->
        <!-- to the Northwind sample database. Use an ASP.NET     -->
        <!-- expression to retrieve the connection string value   -->
        <!-- from the web.config file.                            -->
        <asp:SqlDataSource ID="DetailsViewSource" runat="server" 
          ConnectionString=
            "<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthWindConnectionString%>"
          InsertCommand="INSERT INTO [Customers]([CustomerID],
            [CompanyName], [Address], [City], [PostalCode], [Country]) 
            VALUES (@CustomerID, @CompanyName, @Address, @City, 
            @PostalCode, @Country)"

          SelectCommand="Select [CustomerID], [CompanyName], 
            [Address], [City], [PostalCode], [Country] From 
            [Customers]">
        </asp:SqlDataSource>
    </form>
  </body>
</html>

Remarks

Use the DefaultMode property to specify whether the DetailsView control returns to edit, insert, or read-only mode after an edit or insert operation is performed. By default, the DetailsView control returns to read-only mode; however, you can keep the DetailsView control in edit or insert mode by setting this property to the appropriate value. The following table lists the different mode values.

Mode Description
DetailsViewMode.Edit The DetailsView control is in edit mode, which allows the user to update the values of a record.
DetailsViewMode.Insert The DetailsView control is in insert mode, which allows the user to add a new record to the data source.
DetailsViewMode.ReadOnly The DetailsView control is in read-only mode, which is the normal display mode.

Applies to

See also