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DataControlField.ItemStyle Property

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

Gets the style of any text-based content displayed by a data control field.

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

public TableItemStyle ItemStyle { get; }
/** @property */
public TableItemStyle get_ItemStyle ()

public function get ItemStyle () : TableItemStyle

Property Value

A TableItemStyle that governs the appearance of text displayed in a DataControlField.

The ItemStyle property governs the appearance of any text data displayed by a type derived from DataControlField. For example, when you bind a BoundField control to text data, you can use the ItemStyle property to alter the appearance of the text that is displayed.

The following code example demonstrates how to declaratively set the ItemStyle property on the BoundField objects used to display FirstName and LastName data in a DetailsView control. The DetailsView control has the AutoGenerateRows property set to false, which enables it to display a subset of the data returned by the SelectCommand property.

<%@ page language="C#" %>
<html>
<body>
  <form runat="server">

    <asp:sqldatasource
      id="SqlDataSource1"
      runat="server"
      connectionstring="<%$ ConnectionStrings:MyNorthwind%>"
      selectcommand="Select * From Employees">
    </asp:sqldatasource>

    <asp:detailsview
      id="DetailsView1"
      runat="server"
      allowpaging="True"
      datasourceid="SqlDataSource1"
      height="208px"
      width="264px"
      autogeneraterows="False">
        <fields>

          <asp:boundfield
            sortexpression="LastName"
            datafield="LastName"
            headertext="LastName">
              <itemstyle backcolor="Yellow">
              </itemstyle>
          </asp:boundfield>

          <asp:boundfield
            sortexpression="FirstName"
            datafield="FirstName"
            headertext="FirstName">
              <itemstyle forecolor="#C00000">
              </itemstyle>
          </asp:boundfield>

          <asp:buttonfield
            text="TestButton"
            buttontype="Button">
          </asp:buttonfield>

        </fields>
    </asp:detailsview>

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

<%@ page language="VJ#" %>
<html>
<body>
  <form runat="server">

    <asp:sqldatasource
      id="SqlDataSource1"
      runat="server"
      connectionstring="Data Source=localhost;Integrated Security=SSPI;Initial Catalog=Northwind;"
      selectcommand="Select * From Employees">
    </asp:sqldatasource>

    <asp:detailsview
      id="DetailsView1"
      runat="server"
      allowpaging="True"
      datasourceid="SqlDataSource1"
      height="208px"
      width="264px"
      autogeneraterows="False">
        <fields>

          <asp:boundfield
            sortexpression="LastName"
            datafield="LastName"
            headertext="LastName">
              <itemstyle backcolor="Yellow">
              </itemstyle>
          </asp:boundfield>

          <asp:boundfield
            sortexpression="FirstName"
            datafield="FirstName"
            headertext="FirstName">
              <itemstyle forecolor="#C00000">
              </itemstyle>
          </asp:boundfield>

          <asp:buttonfield
            text="TestButton"
            buttontype="Button">
          </asp:buttonfield>

        </fields>
    </asp:detailsview>

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

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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