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DataGridItem.ItemType Property

Gets the type of the item represented by the DataGridItem object in the DataGrid control.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
public virtual ListItemType ItemType { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.ListItemType
One of the ListItemType values.

Use the ItemType property to determine the type of an item in the DataGrid control. The following table lists the various item types.

Item Type

Description

Header

The heading section of the DataGrid control.

Footer

The footer section of the DataGrid control.

Item

An item in the DataGrid control.

AlternatingItem

An alternating item in the DataGrid control.

SelectedItem

The selected item in the DataGrid control.

EditItem

The item selected for editing in the DataGrid control.

Separator

A separator between the items of the DataGrid control.

Pager

The page selection section of the DataGrid control.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the ItemType property to determine the type of an item in the DataGrid control. The order in which items are created in the DataGrid control is displayed along with the item type.

NoteNote

The following code example uses the single-file code model and might not work correctly if copied directly into a code-behind file. This code example must be copied into an empty text file that has an .aspx extension. For more information on the Web Forms code model, see Events and Delegates.


<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="True" Debug="true" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Data" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
   <script runat="server">

      ICollection CreateDataSource()
      {

         // Create sample data for the DataGrid control.
         DataTable dt = new DataTable();
         DataRow dr;

         // Define the columns of the table.
         dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("IntegerValue", typeof(Int32)));
         dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("StringValue", typeof(String)));
         dt.Columns.Add(new DataColumn("CurrencyValue", typeof(Double)));

         // Populate the table with sample values.
         for (int i=0; i<=10; i++) 
         {

            dr = dt.NewRow();

            dr[0] = i;
            dr[1] = "Item " + i.ToString();
            dr[2] = 1.23 * (i + 1);

            dt.Rows.Add(dr);

         }

         DataView dv = new DataView(dt);

         return dv;

      }

      void Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)
      { 

         // Load sample data only once, when the page is first loaded.
         if (!IsPostBack)
         { 

            ItemsGrid.DataSource = CreateDataSource();
            ItemsGrid.DataBind();

         }

      }

      void Item_Bound(Object sender, DataGridItemEventArgs e) 
      {

         // Use the ItemDataBound event to customize the DataGrid control. 
         // The ItemDataBound event allows you to access the data before 
         // the item is displayed in the control. In this example, the 
         // ItemDataBound event is used to format the items in the 
         // CurrencyColumn in currency format.
         if((e.Item.ItemType == ListItemType.Item) || 
             (e.Item.ItemType == ListItemType.AlternatingItem))
         {

            // Retrieve the text of the CurrencyColumn from the DataGridItem
            // and convert the value to a Double.
            Double Price = Convert.ToDouble(e.Item.Cells[2].Text);

            // Format the value as currency and redisplay it in the DataGrid.
            e.Item.Cells[2].Text = Price.ToString("c");

         }         

      }

</script>

<head runat="server">
    <title>DataGrid ItemDataBound Example</title>
</head>
<body>

   <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>DataGrid ItemDataBound Example</h3>

      <asp:DataGrid id="ItemsGrid" runat="server"
           BorderColor="black"
           BorderWidth="1"
           CellPadding="3"
           ShowFooter="true"
           OnItemDataBound="Item_Bound">

         <HeaderStyle BackColor="#00aaaa">
         </HeaderStyle>

         <FooterStyle BackColor="#00aaaa">
         </FooterStyle>

      </asp:DataGrid>

   </form>

</body>
</html>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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