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DetailsViewInsertEventHandler Delegate

Represents the method that handles the ItemInserting event of a DetailsView control.

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

public delegate void DetailsViewInsertEventHandler(
	Object sender,
	DetailsViewInsertEventArgs e
)

Parameters

sender
Type: System.Object

The source of the event.

e
Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.DetailsViewInsertEventArgs

A DetailsViewInsertEventArgs that contains the event data.

The DetailsView control raises the ItemInserting event when an Insert button (a button with its CommandName property set to "Insert") within the control is clicked, but before the DetailsView control inserts the record. This allows you to provide an event handler that performs a custom routine, such as HTML-encoding the values of a record before inserting it in the data source, whenever this event occurs.

When you create a DetailsViewInsertEventHandler delegate, you identify the method that will handle the event. To associate the event with your event handler, add an instance of the delegate to the event. The event handler is called whenever the event occurs, unless you remove the delegate. For more information about event-handler delegates, see Events and Delegates.

The following code example demonstrates how to programmatically add a DetailsViewInsertEventHandler delegate to the ItemInserting event of a DetailsView control.


<%@ Page language="C#" %>

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

  void Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)
  {

    // Create a new DetailsView object.
    DetailsView customerDetailsView = new DetailsView();

    // Set the DetailsView object's properties.
    customerDetailsView.ID = "CustomerDetailsView";
    customerDetailsView.DataSourceID = "DetailsViewSource";
    customerDetailsView.AutoGenerateRows = true;
    customerDetailsView.AutoGenerateInsertButton = true;
    customerDetailsView.AllowPaging = true;
    customerDetailsView.DataKeyNames = new String[1] { "CustomerID" };

    // Programmatically register the event-handling method
    // for the ItemInserted event of a DetailsView control.
    customerDetailsView.ItemInserting += new DetailsViewInsertEventHandler(this.CustomerDetailsView_ItemInserting);

    // Add the DetailsView object to the Controls collection
    // of the PlaceHolder control.
    DetailsViewPlaceHolder.Controls.Add(customerDetailsView);

  }

  void CustomerDetailsView_ItemInserting(Object sender, DetailsViewInsertEventArgs e)
  {
    // Use the Values property to retrieve the key field value.
    String keyValue = e.Values["CustomerID"].ToString();

    // Insert the record only if the key field is four characters
    // long; otherwise, cancel the insert operation.
    if (keyValue.Length == 4)
    {
      // Change the key field value to upper case before inserting 
      // the record in the data source.
      e.Values["CustomerID"] = keyValue.ToUpper();

      MessageLabel.Text = "";
    }
    else
    {
      MessageLabel.Text = "The key field must have four digits.";
      e.Cancel = true;
    }

  }

</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title>DetailsViewInsertEventHandler Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>DetailsViewInsertEventHandler Example</h3>

      <!-- Use a PlaceHolder control as the container for the -->
      <!-- dynamically generated DetailsView control.         -->       
      <asp:PlaceHolder id="DetailsViewPlaceHolder"
        runat="server"/>

      <br/><br/>

      <asp:label id="MessageLabel"
        forecolor="Red"
        runat="server"/>

      <!-- This example uses Microsoft SQL Server and connects  -->
      <!-- to the Northwind sample database. Use an ASP.NET     -->
      <!-- expression to retrieve the connection string value   -->
      <!-- from the web.config file.                            -->
      <asp:sqldatasource id="DetailsViewSource"
        selectcommand="Select [CustomerID], [CompanyName], [Address], 
          [City], [PostalCode], [Country] From [Customers]"
        insertcommand="INSERT INTO [Customers]([CustomerID], [CompanyName], [Address], [City], [PostalCode], [Country]) VALUES (@CustomerID, @CompanyName, @Address, @City, @PostalCode, @Country)"
        connectionstring=
          "<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthWindConnectionString%>" 
        runat="server"/>

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

The following code example demonstrates how to declaratively add a DetailsViewInsertEventHandler delegate to the ItemInserting event of a DetailsView control.


<%@ Page language="C#" %>

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

  void CustomerDetailsView_ItemInserting(Object sender, 
    DetailsViewInsertEventArgs e)
  {
    // Use the Values property to retrieve the key field value.
    String keyValue = e.Values["CustomerID"].ToString();

    // Insert the record only if the key field is four characters
    // long; otherwise, cancel the insert operation.
    if (keyValue.Length == 4)
    {
      // Change the key field value to upper case before inserting 
      // the record in the data source.
      e.Values["CustomerID"] = keyValue.ToUpper();

      MessageLabel.Text = "";
    }
    else
    {
      MessageLabel.Text = "The key field must have four digits.";
      e.Cancel = true;
    }

  }

</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title>DetailsViewInsertEventHandler Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>DetailsViewInsertEventHandler Example</h3>

        <asp:detailsview id="CustomerDetailsView"
          datasourceid="DetailsViewSource"
          datakeynames="CustomerID"
          autogenerateinsertbutton="true"  
          autogeneraterows="true"
          allowpaging="true"
          oniteminserting="CustomerDetailsView_ItemInserting" 
          runat="server">

          <fieldheaderstyle backcolor="Navy"
            forecolor="White"/>

        </asp:detailsview>

        <asp:label id="MessageLabel"
          forecolor="Red"
          runat="server"/>

        <!-- This example uses Microsoft SQL Server and connects  -->
        <!-- to the Northwind sample database. Use an ASP.NET     -->
        <!-- expression to retrieve the connection string value   -->
        <!-- from the web.config file.                            -->
        <asp:sqldatasource id="DetailsViewSource"
          selectcommand="Select [CustomerID], [CompanyName], [Address], 
            [City], [PostalCode], [Country] From [Customers]"
          insertcommand="INSERT INTO [Customers]([CustomerID], 
            [CompanyName], [Address], [City], [PostalCode], 
            [Country]) VALUES (@CustomerID, @CompanyName, @Address, 
            @City, @PostalCode, @Country)"
          connectionstring=
          "<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthWindConnectionString%>" 
          runat="server"/>

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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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