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GetDataSource Method

HierarchicalDataBoundControl.GetDataSource Method

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

Retrieves the IHierarchicalDataSource that the data-bound control is associated with, if any.

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

protected virtual IHierarchicalDataSource GetDataSource ()
protected IHierarchicalDataSource GetDataSource ()
protected function GetDataSource () : IHierarchicalDataSource

Return Value

An IHierarchicalDataSource instance that represents the data source identified by the DataSourceID property.

Exception typeCondition


The data source control identified by the DataSourceID property does not exist in the current container.

- or -

The data source control identified by the DataSourceID property does not implement the IHierarchicalDataSource interface.

The GetData method calls the GetDataSource method internally.

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

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