FormViewDeletedEventArgs.AffectedRows Property

Definition

Gets the number of rows affected by the delete operation.

public:
 property int AffectedRows { int get(); };
public int AffectedRows { get; }
member this.AffectedRows : int
Public ReadOnly Property AffectedRows As Integer

Property Value

The number of rows affected by the delete operation.

Examples

The following example demonstrates how to use the AffectedRows property to verify that a record was deleted during the delete operation.


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

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<script runat="server">

  void EmployeeFormView_ItemDeleted(Object sender, FormViewDeletedEventArgs e)
  {
    // Use the Exception property to determine whether an exception
    // occurred during the delete operation.
    if (e.Exception == null)
    {
      // Use the AffectedRows property to determine whether the
      // record was deleted. Sometimes an error might occur that 
      // does not raise an exception, but prevents the delete
      // operation from completing.
      if (e.AffectedRows == 1)
      {
        MessageLabel.Text = "Record deleted successfully.";
      }
      else
      {
        MessageLabel.Text = "An error occurred during the delete operation.";
      }
    }
    else
    {
      // Insert the code to handle the exception.
      MessageLabel.Text = e.Exception.Message;
      
      // Use the ExceptionHandled property to indicate that the 
      // exception has already been handled.
      e.ExceptionHandled = true;
    }
  }

</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title>FormViewDeletedEventArgs Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
        
      <h3>FormViewDeletedEventArgs Example</h3>
                       
      <asp:formview id="EmployeeFormView"
        datasourceid="EmployeeSource"
        allowpaging="true"
        datakeynames="EmployeeID"
        onitemdeleted="EmployeeFormView_ItemDeleted"  
        runat="server">
        
        <itemtemplate>
        
          <table>
            <tr>
              <td>
                <asp:image id="EmployeeImage"
                  imageurl='<%# Eval("PhotoPath") %>'
                  alternatetext='<%# Eval("LastName") %>' 
                  runat="server"/>
              </td>
              <td>
                <h3><%# Eval("FirstName") %>&nbsp;<%# Eval("LastName") %></h3>      
                <%# Eval("Title") %>        
              </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
              <td colspan="2">
                <asp:button id="DeleteButton"
                  text="Delete Record"
                  commandname="Delete"
                  runat="server" />
              </td>
            </tr>
          </table>
        
        </itemtemplate>         
                  
      </asp:formview>
      
      <asp:label id="MessageLabel"
        forecolor="Red"
        runat="server"/>
          
      <!-- 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="EmployeeSource"
        selectcommand="Select [EmployeeID], [LastName], [FirstName], [Title], [PhotoPath] From [Employees]"
        deletecommand="Delete [Employees] Where [EmployeeID]=@EmployeeID"
        connectionstring="<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthWindConnectionString%>" 
        runat="server"/>
            
    </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">
<script runat="server">

  Sub EmployeeFormView_ItemDeleted(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As FormViewDeletedEventArgs) Handles EmployeeFormView.ItemDeleted
  
    ' Use the Exception property to determine whether an exception
    ' occurred during the delete operation.
    If e.Exception Is Nothing Then
    
      ' Use the AffectedRows property to determine whether the
      ' record was deleted. Sometimes an error might occur that 
      ' does not raise an exception, but prevents the delete
      ' operation from completing.
      If e.AffectedRows = 1 Then
      
        MessageLabel.Text = "Record deleted successfully."
      
      Else
              
        MessageLabel.Text = "An error occurred during the delete operation."
      
      End If
    
    Else
    
      ' Insert the code to handle the exception.
      MessageLabel.Text = e.Exception.Message
      
      ' Use the ExceptionHandled property to indicate that the 
      ' exception has already been handled.
      e.ExceptionHandled = True
      
    End If
    
  End Sub

</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title>FormViewDeletedEventArgs Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
        
      <h3>FormViewDeletedEventArgs Example</h3>
                       
      <asp:formview id="EmployeeFormView"
        datasourceid="EmployeeSource"
        allowpaging="true"
        datakeynames="EmployeeID"
        runat="server">
        
        <itemtemplate>
        
          <table>
            <tr>
              <td>
                <asp:image id="EmployeeImage"
                  imageurl='<%# Eval("PhotoPath") %>'
                  alternatetext='<%# Eval("LastName") %>' 
                  runat="server"/>
              </td>
              <td>
                <h3><%# Eval("FirstName") %>&nbsp;<%# Eval("LastName") %></h3>      
                <%# Eval("Title") %>        
              </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
              <td colspan="2">
                <asp:button id="DeleteButton"
                  text="Delete Record"
                  commandname="Delete"
                  runat="server" />
              </td>
            </tr>
          </table>
        
        </itemtemplate>         
                  
      </asp:formview>
      
      <asp:label id="MessageLabel"
        forecolor="Red"
        runat="server"/>
          
      <!-- 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="EmployeeSource"
        selectcommand="Select [EmployeeID], [LastName], [FirstName], [Title], [PhotoPath] From [Employees]"
        deletecommand="Delete [Employees] Where [EmployeeID]=@EmployeeID"
        connectionstring="<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthWindConnectionString%>" 
        runat="server"/>
            
    </form>
  </body>
</html>

Remarks

Use the AffectedRows property to determine the number of records affected by the delete operation. This property is commonly used to verify that the correct number of records was deleted in the following situations:

  • Verify that only a single record was deleted. Sometimes an improperly written delete statement can delete multiple records.

  • Verify that a record was deleted when an error occurs during the delete operation that does not raise an exception.

  • Verify that a record was deleted when a data source control that supports conflict detection (optimistic concurrency), such as the SqlDataSource and ObjectDataSource controls, has its ConflictDetection property set to the ConflictOptions.CompareAllValues enumeration value. Under this setting, a record that has been modified by another user concurrently might not be deleted.

Applies to

See also