HierarchicalDataBoundControl.GetDataSource Method ()

 
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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()

Return Value

Type: System.Web.UI.IHierarchicalDataSource

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

Exception Condition
HttpException

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.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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