DetailsViewCommandEventArgs Class


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Provides data for the ItemCommand event.

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


public ref class DetailsViewCommandEventArgs : CommandEventArgs

System_CAPS_pubmethodDetailsViewCommandEventArgs(Object^, CommandEventArgs^)

Initializes a new instance of the DetailsViewCommandEventArgs class.


Gets the argument for the command.(Inherited from CommandEventArgs.)


Gets the name of the command.(Inherited from CommandEventArgs.)


Gets the source of the command.



Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)


Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)


Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)


Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)


Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

The DetailsView control raises the ItemCommand event when a button within a ButtonField, CommandField, or TemplateField row field is clicked. This allows you to provide an event handler that performs a custom routine whenever this event occurs.


The DetailsView control also raises other specialized events when certain buttons are clicked (buttons with the CommandName property set to "Delete", "Insert", "Page", or "Update"). When using one of these buttons, you should consider using one of the specialized events provided by the control (such as ItemDeleted or ItemDeleting).

A DetailsViewCommandEventArgs object is passed to the event handler. If the button that raised the event has a command name or command argument value, you can use the DetailsViewCommandEventArgs object to determine these values. To determine the command name and command argument of the button clicked, use the CommandName and CommandArgument properties, respectively. You can also access the DetailsView control that raised the event by using the CommandSource property.

For a list of initial property values for an instance of the DetailsViewCommandEventArgs class, see the DetailsViewCommandEventArgs constructor.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the DetailsViewCommandEventArgs object passed to the event handler for the ItemCommand event to determine the command name of the button clicked by the user. This example uses the single-file coding model.

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.NET Framework
Available since 2.0

Any public static ( Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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