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DataBoundControl.PerformSelect Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Retrieves data from the associated data source.

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

protected override void PerformSelect ()
protected void PerformSelect ()
protected override function PerformSelect ()

The PerformDataBinding method is called after data is retrieved to bind data to elements of the data-bound control. Derived types override this method to retrieve data only if the default implementation is not adequate. Typically, it is sufficient to provide a DataSourceViewSelectCallback delegate that performs any custom data work, rather than implementing the PerformDataBinding method.

The following code example demonstrates how to override the PerformSelect method to retrieve data from an associated data source using the GetData method and bind it to the elements of the control. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the DataBoundControl class.

protected override void PerformSelect() {            

   // Call OnDataBinding here if bound to a data source using the
   // DataSource property (instead of a DataSourceID), because the
   // databinding statement is evaluated before the call to GetData.       
    if (! IsBoundUsingDataSourceID) {
        OnDataBinding(EventArgs.Empty);
    }            
    
    // The GetData method retrieves the DataSourceView object from  
    // the IDataSource associated with the data-bound control.            
    GetData().Select(CreateDataSourceSelectArguments(), 
        OnDataSourceViewSelectCallback);
    
    // The PerformDataBinding method has completed.
    RequiresDataBinding = false;
    MarkAsDataBound();
    
    // Raise the DataBound event.
    OnDataBound(EventArgs.Empty);
}

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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