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BindingSource Component Sample

This sample demonstrates binding the BindingSource component to a Type.

The BindingSource component can bind to types as well as objects in memory. In this sample, a BindingSource is bound to the Flag type, and the flagName and flagImage controls are bound to Flag type's properties through the BindingSource.

For information about using the samples, see the following topics:

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This sample code is provided to illustrate a concept and should not be used in applications or Web sites, as it may not illustrate the safest coding practices. Microsoft assumes no liability for incidental or consequential damages should the sample code be used for purposes other than as intended.

To build and run the sample using the command prompt

  1. At the command prompt, navigate to the location where you saved the uncompressed sample files.

  2. Navigate to one of the language-specific subdirectories under the BindingSourceSample directory.

  3. Type msbuild to build the sample using the solution (.sln) file provided.

  4. Type cd BindingSourceSample\bin\Debug to navigate to the location of the executable file.

  5. Type BindingSourceSample.exe to run the sample.

To build and run the sample using Visual Studio

  1. In Windows Explorer, navigate to the location where you saved the uncompressed sample files.

  2. Navigate to one of the language-specific subdirectories under the BindingSourceSample directory.

  3. Double-click the solution (.sln) file to open it in Visual Studio.

  4. In Visual Studio, press F5 to build and run the sample.

To use BindingSourceSample

  1. Click on the Add button to create a Flag object and add it to the BindingSource.

  2. Click on the < and > buttons to use the BindingSource to navigate through the BindingSource items. The positionIndicator TextBox control shows the position of the current BindingSource item as well as the BindingSource item count.

Demonstrates

  • Using a BindingSource component to bind Windows Forms controls to a data source.

  • Using a BindingSource component to bind to a Type.

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