FormViewDeletedEventArgs.Values Property

Gets a dictionary of the non-key field name/value pairs for the deleted record.

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

public IOrderedDictionary Values { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Collections.Specialized.IOrderedDictionary
An OrderedDictionary that contains a dictionary of the non-key field name/value pairs for the deleted record.

Use the Values property to access the values of the non-key fields for a deleted record. For example, you can use these values to keep a log of deleted records.

NoteNote

The Values property is populated only when two-way binding expressions are used in the item template. For more information on two-way binding expressions, see Binding to Databases.

The Values property returns an OrderedDictionary object that implements the System.Collections.Specialized.IOrderedDictionary interface. The OrderedDictionary object contains System.Collections.DictionaryEntry objects that represent the non-key fields of the deleted record. To access the field names, use the Keys property of the OrderedDictionary object. Similarly, you can access the field values by using the Values property.

NoteNote

As a shortcut, you can also use the indexer of the OrderedDictionary object to access the field values. The advantage in using the indexer is that it returns field values directly. Data source controls that rely on the field order (such as AccessDataSource) can access field values only by index.

This property does not contain the key fields (as specified by the DataKeyNames property) for the deleted record. To access the key fields, use the Keys property.

The following example demonstrates how to use the Values property to access the values of the non-key fields for a deleted record.


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

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<script runat="server">

  void EmployeeFormView_ItemDeleted(Object sender, FormViewDeletedEventArgs e)
  {
    // Display the values of the key fields in the Keys property.
    KeysMessageLabel.Text =
      "The key fields for the deleted record are: <br/>";

    foreach (DictionaryEntry entry in e.Keys)
    {
      DisplayValue(entry, KeysMessageLabel);
    }

    // Display the values of the non-key fields in the Values 
    // property.
    ValuesMessageLabel.Text =
      "The non-key fields for the deleted record are: <br/>";

    foreach (DictionaryEntry entry in e.Values)
    {
      DisplayValue(entry, ValuesMessageLabel);
    }

  }

  void DisplayValue(DictionaryEntry entry, Label displayLabel)
  {
    // Display the field name contained in the DictionaryEntry object.
    if (entry.Key != null)
    {
      displayLabel.Text += "Name=" + entry.Key.ToString() + ", ";
    }
    else
    {
      displayLabel.Text += "Name=null, ";
    }

    // Display the field value contained in the DictionaryEntry object.
    if (entry.Value != null)
    {
      displayLabel.Text += "Value=" + entry.Value.ToString() + "<br/>";
    }
    else
    {
      displayLabel.Text += "Value=null<br/>";
    }
  }

</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title>FormViewDeletedEventArgs Keys and Values Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>FormViewDeletedEventArgs Keys and Values Example</h3>

      <asp:formview id="EmployeeFormView"
        datasourceid="EmployeeSource"
        allowpaging="true"
        datakeynames="EmployeeID"
        onitemdeleted="EmployeeFormView_ItemDeleted"  
        runat="server">

        <itemtemplate>

          <table>
            <tr>
              <td>
                <asp:image id="EmployeeImage"
                  imageurl='<%# Eval("PhotoPath") %>'
                  alternatetext='<%# Eval("LastName") %>' 
                  runat="server"/>
              </td>
              <td>
                <asp:label id="FirstNameLabel"
                  text='<%#Bind("FirstName")%>'
                  font-bold="true"
                  runat="server"/>
                <asp:label id="LastNameLabel"
                  text='<%#Bind("LastName")%>'
                  font-bold="true"
                  runat="server"/>
                <br/>     
                <asp:label id="TitleLabel"
                  text='<%#Bind("Title")%>'
                  runat="server"/>        
              </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
              <td colspan="2">
                <asp:button id="DeleteButton"
                  text="Delete Record"
                  commandname="Delete"
                  runat="server" />
              </td>
            </tr>
          </table>

        </itemtemplate>         

      </asp:formview>

      <asp:label id="KeysMessageLabel"
        forecolor="Red"
        runat="server"/>

      <br/><br/>

      <asp:label id="ValuesMessageLabel"
        forecolor="Red"
        runat="server"/>

      <!-- 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]"
        deletecommand="Delete [Employees] Where [EmployeeID]=@EmployeeID"
        connectionstring="<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthWindConnectionString%>" 
        runat="server"/>

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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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