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GridView.CreateChildControls Method (IEnumerable, Boolean)

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

This method supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Creates the control hierarchy used to render the GridView control using the specified data source.

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

protected override int CreateChildControls (
	IEnumerable dataSource,
	bool dataBinding
protected int CreateChildControls (
	IEnumerable dataSource, 
	boolean dataBinding
protected override function CreateChildControls (
	dataSource : IEnumerable, 
	dataBinding : boolean
) : int



An System.Collections.IEnumerable that contains the data source for the GridView control.


true to indicate that the child controls are bound to data; otherwise, false.

Return Value

The number of rows created.

The CreateChildControls method is used to create the control hierarchy of the GridView control.


This method is used primarily by control developers to extend the GridView control.

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