DataControlFieldHeaderCell Class

Note: This class is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

In accessibility scenarios, represents a header cell in the rendered table of a tabular ASP.NET data-bound control, such as GridView.

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

public ref class DataControlFieldHeaderCell : public DataControlFieldCell
public class DataControlFieldHeaderCell extends DataControlFieldCell
public class DataControlFieldHeaderCell extends DataControlFieldCell

The DataControlFieldHeaderCell class is used by data tables (such as the GridView control) to represent accessible headers. Tabular controls such as DetailsView and FormView are considered layout tables, and therefore do not require accessible headers and do not use the DataControlFieldHeaderCell class.

The DataControlFieldHeaderCell class is used in two cases:

If neither is the case, a regular DataControlFieldHeaderCell object is used, which renders a <td> instead of a <th> element.

Because the DataControlFieldHeaderCell class supports the AbbreviatedText property, it is used by the GridView control whenever the UseAccessibleHeader property is true.


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

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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