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DataFieldConverter Class

Provides a type converter that can retrieve a list of data fields from the current component's selected data source.

Namespace: System.Web.UI.Design
Assembly: System.Design (in system.design.dll)

public class DataFieldConverter : TypeConverter
public class DataFieldConverter extends TypeConverter
public class DataFieldConverter extends TypeConverter
Not applicable.

DataFieldConverter can retrieve a list of data fields from the current data source of a design-time component.

This type converter is used by Visual Studio 2005 to provide the values that appear in the list of data fields in the Properties window.

Caution noteCaution:

You should never access a type converter directly. Instead, call the appropriate converter by using TypeDescriptor. For more information, see the examples in the TypeConverter base class.

For more information about type converters, see the TypeConverter base class and How to: Implement a Type Converter.

// Associates the DataFieldConverter with a string property.
[TypeConverterAttribute(typeof(DataMemberConverter))]
public string dataField
{
    get
    {
        return field;
    }
    set
    {
        field = value;
    }
}
private string field;

// Associates the DataFieldConverter with a string property.
/** @attribute TypeConverterAttribute(DataMemberConverter.class)
 */
/** @property
 */
public String get_dataField()
{
    return field;
} //get_dataField

/** @property
 */
public void set_dataField(String value)
{
    field = value;
} //set_dataField

private String field;

System.Object
   System.ComponentModel.TypeConverter
    System.Web.UI.Design.DataFieldConverter

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
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