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BaseDataListDesigner.GetDesignTimeDataSource Method (Int32, Boolean)

Generates an object that can be used as a data source at design time.

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

protected IEnumerable GetDesignTimeDataSource(
	int minimumRows,
	out bool dummyDataSource
)

Parameters

minimumRows
Type: System.Int32

The minimum number of rows of sample data that the data source should contain.

dummyDataSource
Type: System.Boolean

true if the returned data source contains dummy data; false if the returned data source contains data from an actual data source.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.IEnumerable
An object implementing an IEnumerable interface that serves as a data source for use at design time.

The BaseDataListDesigner.GetDesignTimeDataSource method attempts to construct a DataTable object from the data source that is defined by the DataSource and DataMember properties. If this is not possible, it creates a DataTable from dummy data.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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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