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ListControl.DataTextField Property

Gets or sets the field of the data source that provides the text content of the list items.

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

[<ThemeableAttribute(false)>]
abstract DataTextField : string with get, set
[<ThemeableAttribute(false)>]
override DataTextField : string with get, set
<asp:ListControl DataTextField="String" />

Property Value

Type: System.String
A System.String that specifies the field of the data source that provides the text content of the list items. The default is String.Empty.

Use this property to specify a field in the DataSource property to display as the items of the list in a list control.

The value of this property is stored in view state.

This property cannot be set by themes or style sheet themes. For more information, see ThemeableAttribute and ASP.NET Themes and Skins.

The following example demonstrates how to specify the DataTextField for the RadioButtonList control. The DataTextField is the text that is displayed in the RadioButtonList.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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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