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ObjectDataSource Constructor (String, String)

Initializes a new instance of the ObjectDataSource class with the specified type name and data retrieval method name.

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

public ObjectDataSource(
	string typeName,
	string selectMethod


Type: System.String
The name of the class that the ObjectDataSource works with.
Type: System.String
The name of the method or function that the ObjectDataSource invokes to retrieve data.

The value of the typeName parameter can be a partially qualified type for code that is located in the Bin or App_Code directory or a fully qualified type name for code that is registered in the global assembly cache. If you use the global assembly cache, you must add the appropriate reference to the assemblies section of the Machine.config or Web.config configuration file.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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