ButtonField.FormatDataTextValue Method (Object)


Formats the specified field value for a cell in the ButtonField object.

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

protected virtual string FormatDataTextValue(
	object dataTextValue


Type: System.Object

The field value to format.

Return Value

Type: System.String

The field value converted to the format specified by the DataTextFormatString property.

The FormatDataTextValue method is a helper method that is used to transform a field value to the format that is specified by the DataTextFormatString property.

Notes to Inheritors:

When extending the ButtonField class, you can override the FormatDataTextValue method to perform a custom formatting routine.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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