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FormView.PageCount Property

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

Gets the total number of pages required to display every record in the data source.

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

public virtual int PageCount { get; }
/** @property */
public int get_PageCount ()

public function get PageCount () : int

Property Value

The number of items in the underlying data source.

When the paging feature is enabled (when the AllowPaging property is set to true), use the PageCount property to determine the total number of records in the underlying data source.

NoteNote

Because the FormView control displays only one record at a time, this value corresponds to the total number of pages required to display every record in the data source. This value is not accurate until after data-binding occurs.

To determine the index of the current record from the underlying data source, use the PageIndex property.

The following example demonstrates how to use the PageCount property to determine the total number of records displayed in the control.


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

<script runat="server">

  void EmployeeFormView_DataBound(Object sender, EventArgs e)
  {

    // Get the pager row.
    FormViewRow pagerRow = EmployeeFormView.BottomPagerRow;

    // Get the Label controls that display the current page information 
    // from the pager row.
    Label pageNum = (Label)pagerRow.Cells[0].FindControl("PageNumberLabel");
    Label totalNum = (Label)pagerRow.Cells[0].FindControl("TotalPagesLabel");

    if ((pageNum != null) && (totalNum != null))
    {
      // Update the Label controls with the current page values.
      int page = EmployeeFormView.PageIndex + 1;
      int count = EmployeeFormView.PageCount;

      pageNum.Text = page.ToString();
      totalNum.Text = count.ToString();
    }    

  }
    
</script>

<html>
  <body>
    <form runat="server">
        
      <h3>FormView PagerTemplate Example</h3>
                       
      <asp:formview id="EmployeeFormView"
        datasourceid="EmployeeSource"
        allowpaging="true"
        datakeynames="EmployeeID"
        ondatabound="EmployeeFormView_DataBound" 
        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>
        
        <pagertemplate>   
          <table width="100%">
            <tr>
              <td>
                <asp:linkbutton id="PreviousButton"
                  text="<"
                  commandname="Page"
                  commandargument="Prev"
                  runat="Server"/>
                <asp:linkbutton id="NextButton"
                  text=">"
                  commandname="Page"
                  commandargument="Next"
                  runat="Server"/> 
              </td>
              <td align="right">                
                Page <asp:label id="PageNumberLabel" runat="server"/> 
                of <asp:label id="TotalPagesLabel" runat="server"/>                
              </td>
            </tr>
          </table>          
        </pagertemplate>
          
        <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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