ListView.CreateItemsInGroups Method (ListViewPagedDataSource, Boolean, InsertItemPosition, ArrayList)


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Creates the ListView control hierarchy in groups.

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

protected virtual IList<ListViewDataItem> CreateItemsInGroups(
	ListViewPagedDataSource dataSource,
	bool dataBinding,
	InsertItemPosition insertPosition,
	ArrayList keyArray


Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.ListViewPagedDataSource

The data source.

Type: System.Boolean

true to indicate that the ListView control is bound to data; otherwise, false.

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.InsertItemPosition

One of the InsertItemPosition values.

Type: System.Collections.ArrayList

An array that represents the data-key value of each item in the ListView control.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IList<ListViewDataItem>

An object that contains all the data items of the current page of data in a ListView control.

Exception Condition

The ListView control does not have an item placeholder specified.

The CreateItemsInGroups method is used to create the control hierarchy of the ListView control in groups. This method is used by the ListView control only when the GroupTemplate and GroupItemCount properties are defined.


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

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
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