ObjectDataSource Constructor (String, String)

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

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
public ObjectDataSource (
	String typeName, 
	String selectMethod
public function ObjectDataSource (
	typeName : String, 
	selectMethod : String



The name of the class that the ObjectDataSource works with.


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.

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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