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GridView.PageSize Property

Gets or sets the number of records to display on a page in a GridView control.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public virtual int PageSize { get; set; }
<asp:GridView PageSize="Int32" />

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The number of records to display on a single page. The default is 10.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The PageSize property is set to a value less than 1.

When the paging feature is enabled (by setting the AllowPaging property to true), use the PageSize property to specify the number of records to display on a single page.

TopicLocation
How to: Enable Default Paging in the GridView Web Server ControlBuilding ASP .NET Web Applications in Visual Studio

The following example demonstrates how to use the PageSize property to display 15 records at a time in a GridView control.


<%@ 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>GridView PageSize Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>GridView PageSize Example</h3>

      <asp:gridview id="CustomersGridView" 
        datasourceid="CustomersSource" 
        autogeneratecolumns="true"
        emptydatatext="No data available." 
        allowpaging="true" 
        pagesize="15"
        runat="server">

      </asp:gridview>

      <!-- 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="CustomersSource"
        selectcommand="Select [CustomerID], [CompanyName], [Address], [City], [PostalCode], [Country] From [Customers]"
        connectionstring="<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthWindConnectionString%>" 
        runat="server"/>

    </form>
  </body>
</html>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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