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FormView.BackImageUrl Property

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

Gets or sets the URL to an image to display in the background of a FormView control.

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

public virtual string BackImageUrl { get; set; }
/** @property */
public String get_BackImageUrl ()

/** @property */
public void set_BackImageUrl (String value)

public function get BackImageUrl () : String

public function set BackImageUrl (value : String)

Property Value

The URL to an image to display in the background of the FormView control. The default is an empty string (""), which indicates that this property is not set.

Use the BackImageUrl property to specify the URL to an image to display in the background of a FormView control.

NoteNote

If the specified image is smaller than the FormView control, the image is tiled to fill in the background. If the image is larger than the control, the image is cropped.

The following example demonstrates how to use the BackImageUrl property to display a custom image in the background of a FormView control.


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

<html>
  <body>
    <form runat="server">
        
      <h3>FormView BackImageUrl Example</h3>
                       
      <asp:formview id="EmployeeFormView"
        datasourceid="EmployeeSource"
        allowpaging="true"
        datakeynames="EmployeeID"
        backimageurl="~/Images/Background.jpg" 
        runat="server">
        
        <itemtemplate>
        
          <table>
            <tr>
              <td>
                <asp:image id="EmployeeImage"
                  imageurl='<%# Eval("PhotoPath") %>'
                  alternatetext='<%# Eval("LastName") %>' 
                  runat="server"/>
              </td>
              <td>
                <h3><%# Eval("FirstName") %>&nbsp;<%# Eval("LastName") %></h3>      
                <%# Eval("Title") %>        
              </td>
            </tr>
          </table>
        
        </itemtemplate>
          
        <pagersettings position="Bottom"
          mode="NextPrevious"/> 
                  
      </asp:formview>
          
      <!-- 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="EmployeeSource"
        selectcommand="Select [EmployeeID], [LastName], [FirstName], [Title], [PhotoPath] From [Employees]"
        connectionstring="<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthWindConnectionString%>" 
        runat="server"/>
            
    </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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