LoadTemplate Method

TemplateControl.LoadTemplate Method (String)


Obtains an instance of the ITemplate interface from an external file.

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

public ITemplate LoadTemplate(
	string virtualPath


Type: System.String

The virtual path to a user control file.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.UI.ITemplate

An instance of the specified template.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the LoadTemplate method to add a user control as an alternating item to a DataList Web server control named DataList1. The user control implements the ITemplate interface and is contained in a file named Newtemplate.ascx.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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