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ListView.ItemTemplate Property

Gets or sets the custom content for the data item in a ListView control.

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

[PersistenceModeAttribute(PersistenceMode.InnerProperty)]
[TemplateContainerAttribute(typeof(ListViewDataItem), BindingDirection.TwoWay)]
[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public virtual ITemplate ItemTemplate { get; set; }
<asp:ListView>
	<ItemTemplate>ITemplate</ItemTemplate>
</asp:ListView>

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.ITemplate
An object that contains the custom content for the data item in a ListView control. The default is null, which indicates that this property is not set.

Use the ItemTemplate property to define a custom user interface (UI) to display the data items. The ItemTemplate template is required by the ListView control. It usually contains controls to display the field values of a record. If you want to let users modify the data, you also usually add buttons to the ItemTemplate template that let the user select a record, switch to edit mode, or delete a record.

To specify the custom template declaratively, add an ItemTemplate element inside the ListView control. You can then add the contents of the template to the ItemTemplate element. To display the field values of the data source that is bound to the control, use a data-binding expression. For more information, see Data-Binding Expressions Overview.

To create buttons that perform the built-in select, delete, and edit operations, add a button control to the template. Set its CommandName property to one of the values listed in the following table.

Button type

CommandName value

Delete

"Delete"

Edit

"Edit"

Select

"Select"

The following example shows how to define a custom template for a data item in the ListView control.

Security noteSecurity Note

This example has a text box that accepts user input, which is a potential security threat. By default, ASP.NET Web pages validate that user input does not include script or HTML elements. For more information, see Script Exploits Overview.


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

<!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" >
  <head id="Head1" runat="server">
    <title>ListView Templates Example</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>ListView Templates Example</h3>

      <asp:ListView ID="ContactsListView" 
        DataSourceID="ContactsDataSource" 
        DataKeyNames="ContactID"
        runat="server">
        <LayoutTemplate>
          <table cellpadding="2" width="640px" border="1" runat="server" id="tblProducts">
            <tr runat="server">
              <th runat="server">Action</th>
              <th runat="server">First Name</th>
              <th runat="server">Last Name</th>
            </tr>
            <tr runat="server" id="itemPlaceholder" />
          </table>
          <asp:DataPager runat="server" ID="ContactsDataPager" PageSize="12">
            <Fields>
              <asp:NextPreviousPagerField ShowFirstPageButton="true" ShowLastPageButton="true"
                FirstPageText="|&lt;&lt; " LastPageText=" &gt;&gt;|"
                NextPageText=" &gt; " PreviousPageText=" &lt; " />
            </Fields>
          </asp:DataPager>
        </LayoutTemplate>
        <ItemTemplate>
          <tr runat="server">
            <td>
              <asp:LinkButton ID="EditButton" runat="Server" Text="Edit" CommandName="Edit" />
            </td>
            <td>
              <asp:Label ID="FirstNameLabel" runat="Server" Text='<%#Eval("FirstName") %>' />
            </td>
            <td valign="top">
              <asp:Label ID="LastNameLabel" runat="Server" Text='<%#Eval("LastName") %>' />
            </td>
          </tr>
        </ItemTemplate>
        <EditItemTemplate>
          <tr style="background-color: #ADD8E6">
            <td>
              <asp:LinkButton ID="UpdateButton" runat="server" CommandName="Update" Text="Update" />&nbsp;
              <asp:LinkButton ID="CancelButton" runat="server" CommandName="Cancel" Text="Cancel" />
            </td>
            <td>
              <asp:TextBox ID="FirstNameTextBox" runat="server" Text='<%#Bind("FirstName") %>' 
                MaxLength="50" /><br />
            </td>
            <td>
              <asp:TextBox ID="LastNameTextBox" runat="server" Text='<%#Bind("LastName") %>' 
                MaxLength="50" /><br />
            </td>
          </tr>
        </EditItemTemplate>
      </asp:ListView>

      <!-- This example uses Microsoft SQL Server and connects      -->
      <!-- to the AdventureWorks sample database. Use an ASP.NET    -->
      <!-- expression to retrieve the connection string value       -->
      <!-- from the Web.config file.                                -->
      <asp:SqlDataSource ID="ContactsDataSource" runat="server" 
        ConnectionString="<%$ ConnectionStrings:AdventureWorks_DataConnectionString %>"
        SelectCommand="SELECT [ContactID], [FirstName], [LastName] FROM Person.Contact"
        UpdateCommand="UPDATE Person.Contact
                       SET FirstName = @FirstName, LastName = @LastName
                       WHERE ContactID = @ContactID">
      </asp:SqlDataSource>

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


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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