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dataFormatAs property

Sets or retrieves the rendering format for the data supplied to the object.

Syntax

HRESULT value = object.put_dataFormatAs( v);HRESULT value = object.get_dataFormatAs(* p);

Property values

Type: BSTR

text

Default. Data is rendered as text.

html

Data is rendered as HTML.

localized-text

Internet Explorer 5.01 and later versions. Data is rendered using the locale settings of the client machine.

Remarks

As of Windows Internet Explorer 7, the IHTMLDatabinding::dataFormatAs attribute is no longer supported for the input type=button object.

The IHTMLDatabinding::dataFld property is not available on param objects; use IHTMLEventObj2::getAttribute instead.

Internet Explorer 5.01 or later honors the regional settings for the user's control panel when the IHTMLDatabinding::dataFormatAs attribute is set to localized-text. Internet Explorer 5.01 or later performs a locale-dependent type conversion on the native value, instead of using the data source object to perform the conversion, when binding a textual element such as a span, div, or input to date, currency, or numeric data. Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 does not provide this feature. To compensate for this limitation, a data source object can implement ISimpleDataConverter to participate in the conversion. Neither of these features is supported in earlier versions of Windows Internet Explorer.

See also

Introduction to Data Binding

 

 

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